Such incidents have raised fears that the Pakistani Taliban are regrouping.

Individually, within the disputed Himalayan area of Kashmir, a Pakistani official stated Indian cross-border firing killed a 7-year-old woman and wounded 10 villagers.

Umar Azam, the deputy commissioner of Kotli district in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, stated Pakistani troops returned fireplace throughout the border.

There was no rapid remark from India.

The preventing got here amid growing tensions between the nuclear-armed South Asian neighbors.

Earlier this month, Pakistani and Indian troops exchanged fireplace throughout the frontier, leaving 12 individuals useless, together with three Indian and one Pakistani soldier, and wounding not less than 36 on each side. The fatalities have been among the highest reported lately.

Since gaining independence from Britain in 1947, Pakistan and India have fought two of their three wars over Kashmir, which is break up between them and claimed by each in its entirety.

Pakistan and India routinely accuse one another of unprovoked assaults alongside the tense Kashmir frontier in violation of a 2003 cease-fire settlement.

Related Press reporters Roshan Mughal in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan and Asim Tanveer in Multan, Pakistan contributed to this report.

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