Jammu, Jan 5: The Indian Army has joined the civil administration in Jammu and Kashmir to provide shelter to those who have lost their homes due to exchange of fire between the Indian and Pakistani forces in Samba, Hiranagar and Kathua sectors on Saturday. [Samba DC chairs meet to review relief measures for border firing victims]
While the civil administration set up relief camps to provide basic amenities to the people of the border villages, the army made its own contribution through activities under Operation Hausle Buland to reach relief to the people in the chilling cold.
The Gurj Division of the Rising Star Corps came up to provide relief material to the affected people in terms of ration, drinking water, warm clothes and heating arrangements.
Bomb disposal squad personnel have been deployed to defuse mortar shells in border villages and towns that didn't explode. Army's medical teams also visited various relief camps to provide basic assistance.