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6 relief camps set up in J-K’s Rajouri for those displaced due to Pakistani firing

The Jammu and Kashmir government has set up six relief camps to provide shelter to people living near the border who have been affected due to firing by Pakistani troops.

india Updated: Jan 21, 2018 20:59 IST
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A villager shows a damaged section of his house after shelling from Pakistan.(PTI)

In the wake of unabated ceasefire violation by Pakistan, the Jammu and Kashmir government has set up six relief camps to provide shelter to border dwellers, a government official said on Sunday.

“The district administration in Rajouri has made necessary arrangements for establishment of relief camps in case of any escalation leading to likely evacuation from border areas.

“Six relief camps are already functional and provided with all basic amenities,” an official spokesman said.

Deputy commissioner Shahid Iqbal Choudhary and other teams led by senior officers conducted anextensive tour in affected areas, including Nowshera, Sunderbani, Doongi, Rajouri and Manjakote. They held a interaction with public informing them about rescue and evacuation plan as well as availability of relief camps in the region, he said.

First Published: Jan 21, 2018 20:59 IST