A UN observer (2L) takes details from local residents affected by cross-border shelling, in Kundanpur on the India-Pakistan border near the eastern city of Sialkot on August 29, 2015. AFP PHOTO / Aamir QURESHI
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Four suspected rebels and a soldier were killed early Thursday in Indian Kashmir in a gun battle near the de facto border with Pakistan, the second incident in 24 hours, a police officer said.Police sealed off a forested area in northern Handwara overnight on suspicion militants were moving towards a village, triggering a 10-hour gun battle between government forces and rebels.On Wednesday, government forces killed a militant from the Hizbul Mujahideen group in a battle in Rafiabad area that also left one soldier dead.
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