Jammu: Schools along a section of the International Border (IB) were on Monday shut by authorities due to firing and shelling by Pakistani troops, officials said. The schools were in the 5-kilometre range from the IB.
“The schools along the IB in Jammu, Samba and Kathua were closed because of the firing and shelling by the Pakistani troops, divisional level officials said.
Over 150 schools are situated in the range along the IB in the region, they said.
The officials said the situation was tense as the Pakistani troops have been firing intermittently from across the border.