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Pakistan has violated the ceasefire over 600 times so far this year, the highest in the last one decade, an official said.
Pakistani troops have opened fire on Indian territories more than 600 times till September 30. Eight civilians and 16 security personnel were killed in the firing, a Home Ministry official said.
It is the highest number of ceasefire violations in nearly a decade, the official said.
There were nearly 450 ceasefire violations in 2016 in which 13 civilians and as many security personnel were killed.