J&K: Pakistan ceasefire violations force 84 schools in Rajouri to close
Around 84 schools were closed as a precautionary measure after Pakistan violated ceasefire in Jammu & Kashmir's Rajouri sector on Sunday.
Four Army personnel were killed and another injured during the ceasefire violation.
Jammu & Kashmir: 84 schools closed as a precautionary measure after Pakistan violated ceasefire in Rajouri sector yesterday. Four Army personnel lost their lives & one was injured in the ceasefire violation; Latest visuals from Manjakote area pic.twitter.com/k8n9IGVBox— ANI (@ANI) February 5, 2018
Talking to ANI, Rajouri DC SI Choudhary said the security forces have pressed into action it's emergency evacuation teams. Choudhary said people will be shifted to relief camps in case of emergency.
Ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in January this year are already up to 134 according to data with the Ministry of Defence. With 860 ceasefire violation recorded in 2017, January recorded the highest number of ceasefire violations along the LoC in 14 years.