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India, Pakistan warn on escalation over border killings

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India delivered a dressing-down Wednesday to Islamabad's envoy to Delhi as it accused Pakistan's army of beheading one of two soldiers killed in Kashmir, but both sides warned against inflaming tensions. 

An Indian Border Security Force soldier keeps watch at an outpost along the India-Pakistan border in Abdulian, 38 kms southwest of Jammu, on January 9, 2013. India delivered a dressing-down Wednesday to Islamabad's envoy to Delhi as it accused Pakistan's army of beheading one of two soldiers killed in Kashmir, but both sides warned against inflaming tensions.

While Pakistan insisted no such incident had taken place and suggested a UN inquiry be held, India denounced the "inhuman" treatment of the pair who were killed two days after a Pakistani soldier was also slain in the Kashmir region.

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