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Jammu and Kashmir: Government shuts schools along LoC in Rajouri after ceasefire violation by Pakistan

SDM Of Nowshera Tehsil Issued An Order To Close All The Schools Near The Line Of Control After Shelling From The Pakistani Side Of The Border.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 11 May 2017, 06:00:10 PM
Kashmir: Govt shuts schools along LoC in Rajouri after shelling (File photo)

New Delhi:

The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday shut schools along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district after unprovoked ceasefire violation and shelling in residential areas from Pakistani forces.

SDM of Nowshera tehsil issued an order to close all the schools near the Line of Control after shelling from the Pakistani side of the border.

"All schools close to the LoC were shut in Nowshera tehsil of Rajouri district as a precautionary measure today following the death of a woman and injuries to her husband in shelling by the Pakistan Army", PTI quoted a senior police officer as saying.

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A woman was killed while her husband received serious injuries after Pakistani forces, in a ceasefire violation opened fire along LoC in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

The shelling has affected five-six hamlets along the LoC including Sheri Makeri, Namakdali and Khamba since last night. 

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First Published : 11 May 2017, 05:40:00 PM