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73 yrs on, 3 LoC villages frequently pounded by Pak to get electricity

IndiaTimes Saturday, 1 August 2020 ()
Pummeled frequently by shelling from Pakistan, three north Kashmir villages along the LoC in Kupwara district that remained cut-off for six months due to heavy snow and left its roughly 14,000 residents to lead dark and dreary lives for decades will light up for the first time since independence.
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