India, Pakistan exchange nuclear facilities lists
NEW DELHI - The Associated Press
A woman living near Kudankulam atomic plant holds a placard as she participates in an anti-nuclear protest in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. AP photoIndia and Pakistan have exchanged lists of their nuclear facilities as part of an agreement that bans the longtime rivals from attacking each other's nuclear installations.
An Indian External Affairs Ministry statement says the lists were exchanged through diplomatic channels Sunday. The exchanges have taken place on the first day of the year since 1992.
India and Pakistan have fought three wars since they won independence from Britain in 1947. Peace talks resumed recently after India suspended them following the Mumbai terror attack in 2008 that killed 166 people.