In the wake of continuous firing between the armies of India and Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC), the district administration of Rajouri has completed construction of over 100 family-type bunkers along the forward villages for safety of people there.
More than 4500 people had migrated to the relief camps established by authorities in Nowshera town in May 2017 due to heavy shelling and widespread damages in the forward villages which had also left more than 170 houses damaged and eight civilians killed.
The Rajouri district administration had started a pilot project to construct 100 family-type bunkers for safety of civilians in September 2017.
The community type bunkers were later started near schools and police posts.
Deputy Commissioner, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said, “a total of 102 family type bunkers have been completed in various villages along the LoC. (Agencies)