India-Pakistan border fights disrupt village life

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Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2013 12:00 am

DHAMALA, Pakistan (AP) - Clashes between nuclear-armed Pakistan and India are always unnerving, but for Tanveer Ahmed, the latest border flare-up is personal: It's harming his marriage prospects.

The 20-year-old Pakistani's village, Dhamala, is just a few hundred meters (yards) from the barbed wire and watchtowers. He says he has approached three families in other towns with marriage proposals and all demurred.

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