JAMMU -- Following a series of ceasefire violations by Pakistan, all schools in Nowshera, Qila Darhal and Manjakote, along the Line of Control (LOC) shall remain closed for an indefinite period.
The information was tweeted by Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Commissioner Shahid Choudhary on his Twitter handle.
All schools in Nowshera, Qila Darhal and Manjakote along LOC shall remain closed for an indefinite period.— Shahid Choudhary (@listenshahid) May 13, 2017
After Nowshera, another ceasefire violation in Majakote has taken place since today morning. The district administration has rushed relief and rescue teams to the site and have established relief camps in Nowshera.
Choudhary also named some of the people who lost their lives in today's ceasefire violation.
Critically injured Zaitoon Begum , whose husband Haji Tufail succumbed, shifted to to GMC Jammu for advanced treatment.— Shahid Choudhary (@listenshahid) May 13, 2017
15 year old Asiya n Haji Tufail (@Bashir) brought dead in SDH. One critically injured being treated here.Ambulances rushed to forward areas— Shahid Choudhary (@listenshahid) May 13, 2017
Mohammad Bashir and his little daughter killed while wife critically injured as mortars pierced into their house in Village Jhangar,Nowshera— Shahid Choudhary (@listenshahid) May 13, 2017
Choudhary also said that evacuation had been halted in view of heavy shelling.
2 Killed 3 seriously injured in Nowshera as Pakistan rangers resort to heavy mortar shelling. Evacuation halted in view of heavy Shelling.— Shahid Choudhary (@listenshahid) May 13, 2017
Shelling in Nowshera sector has affected 8 villages seriously. Overall 26 villages under fire pic.twitter.com/rS9rgCC5hS— Shahid Choudhary (@listenshahid) May 13, 2017
Two civilians have been killed as Pakistan Army continued its unprovoked ceasefire violation in the Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, to which the Indian troops are giving a befitting reply.
"Pakistani Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics, 82 mm and 120 mm mortars from 0715 hours along the Line of Control (LC) in Naushera sector," said an official statement. Meanwhile, the Indian Army posts are retaliating strongly and effectively and the firing is presently on.