The New York Times: Mortar Shell Kills 5 Members of a Family in Kashmir

In this file photo, an Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldier stands guard on top of a hill in Chandanwari in Anantnag district, some 115 km southeast of Srinagar on July 11, 2017. (AFP)
Updated 19 March 2018
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The New York Times: Mortar Shell Kills 5 Members of a Family in Kashmir

March 18: The New York Times report by Sameer Yasir states that five members of a family were killed and two others were wounded by shelling in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on Sunday, residents and officials said. Over the weekend, India and Pakistan were engaged in cross-border shelling along the Line of Control, which divides Kashmir between the two countries. Indian officials said Pakistani troops had fired a mortar shell that hit the family’s home.
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The Express Tribune: Archbishop of Karachi Joseph Coutts to be elevated as cardinal

Updated 21 May 2018
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The Express Tribune: Archbishop of Karachi Joseph Coutts to be elevated as cardinal

May 20: The Express Tribune report by News Desk states that Karachi’s Archbishop Joseph Coutts is set to be appointed as a cardinal by Pope Francis on June 29. The announcement was made during Pentecost celebrations after the holy mass by the Vatican head. Coutts will be the second Pakistani archbishop to be honoured with the position after the death of cardinal Joseph Cordeiro back in 1994.

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