Schools shut along LoC in Poonch following ceasefire violations

Schools shut along LoC in Poonch following ceasefire violations

Srinagar: Schools were shut in Kerni sector of Poonch district on Thursday following intense exchange of gunfire between the armies of India and Pakistan.

Exchange of gunfire between the two sides started in Shahpur & Kirne Sectors at about 0930 hours, an army spokesperson said.

District Magestrate Poonch ordered that all Schools of Kerni Sector be shut today on due to the shelling.

Officials said that Pakistan violated the ceasefire after firing with small arms followed by Shelling with Mortars.

“Indian Army is retaliating beffitingly,” they said.