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A Foot In The Maw Of Perdition

Lives lost, cattle killed, homes and livelihoods destroyed—traumatised villagers along the LoC and the border raise the demand for relocation

A Foot In The Maw Of Perdition
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Villagers from Jhanghar, Nowshera, take shelter under a culvert after being under mortar attack
A Foot In The Maw Of Perdition
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2018-03-10T10:55:48+05:30

While the government in New Delhi talks tough about pounding Pakistan across the border for its terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir, the people caught in the crossfire have a different message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“By all means, give munh tod jawab (jaw-breaking reply) to Pakistan, but please do it from Delhi or Mumbai. Why should we pay the price?” asks Sukhdev Singh, sarpanch of Ganiah village on the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera.

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