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India, Pakistan border tensions reignite

<p>An Indian Army personnel places a wreath on a coffin containing the body of a colleague at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. India slammed Pakistan on Wednesday over a rare firefight in the disputed territory of Kashmir in which two Indian soldiers were killed, but the spat between the nuclear-armed rivals appeared unlikely to escalate into a full-blown diplomatic crisis. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

An Indian Army personnel places a wreath on a coffin containing the body of a colleague at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. India slammed Pakistan on Wednesday over a rare firefight in the...more

An Indian Army personnel places a wreath on a coffin containing the body of a colleague at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. India slammed Pakistan on Wednesday over a rare firefight in the disputed territory of Kashmir in which two Indian soldiers were killed, but the spat between the nuclear-armed rivals appeared unlikely to escalate into a full-blown diplomatic crisis. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Two coffins containing the bodies of Indian Army soldiers are placed in a military helicopter at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Two coffins containing the bodies of Indian Army soldiers are placed in a military helicopter at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Two coffins containing the bodies of Indian Army soldiers are placed in a military helicopter at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Indian Army soldiers carry a coffin containing the body of a colleague at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Indian Army soldiers carry a coffin containing the body of a colleague at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Indian Army soldiers carry a coffin containing the body of a colleague at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Members of the media film the coffins containing the bodies of killed Indian Army soldiers at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Members of the media film the coffins containing the bodies of killed Indian Army soldiers at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of the media film the coffins containing the bodies of killed Indian Army soldiers at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Two coffins containing the bodies of Indian Army soldiers are placed in a military helicopter at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Two coffins containing the bodies of Indian Army soldiers are placed in a military helicopter at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Two coffins containing the bodies of Indian Army soldiers are placed in a military helicopter at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Indian Army soldiers carry a coffin containing the body of a colleague at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Indian Army soldiers carry a coffin containing the body of a colleague at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Indian Army soldiers carry a coffin containing the body of a colleague at a garrison in Rajouri district, about 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Jammu, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>India's Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid speaks during a news conference in New Delhi January 9, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

India's Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid speaks during a news conference in New Delhi January 9, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur

India's Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid speaks during a news conference in New Delhi January 9, 2013. REUTERS/B Mathur

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<p>Activists of the youth wing of India's ruling Congress party shout slogans as they beat and burn an effigy depicting Pakistan during a protest in the central Indian city of Bhopal January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Raj Patidar</p>

Activists of the youth wing of India's ruling Congress party shout slogans as they beat and burn an effigy depicting Pakistan during a protest in the central Indian city of Bhopal January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Raj Patidar

Activists of the youth wing of India's ruling Congress party shout slogans as they beat and burn an effigy depicting Pakistan during a protest in the central Indian city of Bhopal January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Raj Patidar

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<p>Activists of the youth wing of India's ruling Congress party shout slogans as they burn an effigy depicting Pakistan during a protest in the central Indian city of Bhopal January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Raj Patidar</p>

Activists of the youth wing of India's ruling Congress party shout slogans as they burn an effigy depicting Pakistan during a protest in the central Indian city of Bhopal January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Raj Patidar

Activists of the youth wing of India's ruling Congress party shout slogans as they burn an effigy depicting Pakistan during a protest in the central Indian city of Bhopal January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Raj Patidar

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<p>Salman Bashir, Pakistan's ambassador to New Delhi leaves after his meeting with Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai in New Delhi January 9, 2013. India summoned Bashir on Wednesday to register a protest over the killing of two Indian soldiers on the military control line in Kashmir in an encounter blamed on Pakistan. REUTERS/B Mathur</p>

Salman Bashir, Pakistan's ambassador to New Delhi leaves after his meeting with Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai in New Delhi January 9, 2013. India summoned Bashir on Wednesday to register a protest over the killing of two Indian soldiers on...more

Salman Bashir, Pakistan's ambassador to New Delhi leaves after his meeting with Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai in New Delhi January 9, 2013. India summoned Bashir on Wednesday to register a protest over the killing of two Indian soldiers on the military control line in Kashmir in an encounter blamed on Pakistan. REUTERS/B Mathur

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