Pak troops target forward posts, villages in Rajouri
Admin orders closure of schools
Jammu: Pakistani troops Monday opened fire and shelled forward posts and villages along the LoC in Rajouri district, police said.
The firing and shelling from across the border started in Keri, Lam, Pukharni and Peer Badaser areas of Noushera sector around 9.30 am, a police officer said.
Army personnel guarding the LoC retaliated and the cross-border firing between the two sides was going on when last reports came in.
There was no immediate report of any casualty, the officer said.
Meanwhile, the authorities in Rajouri areas ordered for closure of schools.
Reports said that authorities ordered immediate closure of schools in 0-5 KMs area of LoC in Keri and Lam in Rajouri district due to continuous fire from Pakistani army in the area.
Police sources said that the area has been witnessing intermittent firing from across the border since early morning.