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Seven killed in Pakistan over water dispute

Posted on Aug 16 2014 | IANS

Islamabad, Aug 16 : At least seven people were killed Saturday in a clash between two groups in the area between Pakistan's Punjab and Balochistan provinces.

According to officials, the fighting was the result of a dispute over storage of rain water in Barro area, Dawn online reported.

Firing continued periodically in the area between the two clashing groups of the Bugti tribe.

Barro is a barren area where clashes over sharing of water resources are common and have claimed many lives.

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