Pakistan shelling: People take refuge in bunker after ceasefire violation in Rajouri

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As Pakistan continues mortar shelling across the border, people living in villages in the border area are now being shifted to safer places, news agency ANI reported. According to Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Deputy Commissioner of Rajouri, 26 villages in Nowshera have been affected till now by the bombardment. Four relief camps have also been established and 26 other identified in case more evacuation is needed.

Early morning on Saturday at 7.15 am, Pakistan began 120 mm and 80 mm mortar shelling at various places along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector, which killed two civilians, including a 14-year-old girl, and injured five others. According to sources, mortar shells were falling in Baba Khori, Kalsiyan, Jhanghar, Makri and Tarya areas. The firing in the region restarted after quiet of 48 hours. Earlier on Wednesday, Pakistani troops had resorted to shelling in Laam area of Nowshera, which killed a woman and injuring her husband. The escalation of tension along the LoC had led to migration of people from various places to safer areas. Read more

Credits:indianexpress.com

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