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  Pakistan is 'ready for war'
Updated 30 December 2001, 18.36
A Pakistan ranger appeals for calm as people shout across the border into India
The president of Pakistan has said the country is 'ready for war' with India if it comes to it.

Pervez Musharraf said he wanted peace but if there was no option but to go to war, then Pakistan would be well prepared.

The trouble between Pakistan and India started with an attack on the Indian parliament building on 13 December. India thinks the bomb was backed by the Pakistani intelligence service.

60,000 abandon their homes

Some top officials in Pakistan think India could be preparing to attack them soon.

Both India and Pakistan have been sending their soldiers and tanks to the border between the two countries. Some gunfire was reported there on Sunday.

Around 60,000 Indians who live near the border have abandoned their homes to get away from the area.

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