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Indian, Pakistani guards exchange Diwali sweets

IANS  Amritsar, November 14, 2012
First Published: 12:10 IST(14/11/2012) | Last Updated: 12:11 IST(14/11/2012)

 Border Security Force (BSF) officials on Tuesday exchanged sweets with Pakistan Rangers at the India-Pakistan land border check post to mark Diwali.

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BSF officials went up to the zero line and offered sweets to their counterparts in Pakistan Rangers. The border check post lies around 30 km from Amritsar.

The Pakistani side also offered sweets to the BSF. Officials from both sides shook hands and greeted each other.

"The BSF shared sweets with our Pakistan counterparts on the occasion of Diwali. They also greeted us," a BSF official said at Attari.

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