Pakistan shelling continues: 1,000 evacuated from Kashmir

Heavy shelling from Pakistan Army in areas along the Line of Control in Rajouri caused heavy damage to buildings, forcing the evacuation of 1,000 people living in border areas. In images
  • Pakistan Army troops carried out heavy shelling in areas along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir for the second consecutive day. PTI
  • The Pakistan Army on Saturday pounded civilian areas and forward posts along the LoC in Nowshera area with mortars, killing two civilians and injuring three. (Above) Kashmiri civilians take shelter in a bunker at Nowshera in Rajouri district on Saturday. PTI
  • A resident clears debris from a school building, allegedly damaged by mortar shells fired from Pakistan, in Jhangar village on Sunday. AFP
  • A villager shows the remains of a mortar shell fired by Pakistan at Nowshera sector of Rajouri district on Saturday. PTI
  • Three camps have been made operational and 28 others notified in the wake of expected migration from affected villages. PTI
  • A villager speaks on a phone at a relief camp set up at a government school at Nowshera sector after being evacuated. Channi Anand/AP
  • Around 120 officers from various departments have been deployed to organize facilities at relief camps. Channi Anand/AP
  • The government had last month said that Pakistani security forces had violated the ceasefire 268 times in the last one year. Channi Anand/AP
Pakistan Army carried out heavy shelling in areas along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir for the second consecutive day, causing heavy damage to buildings and forcing evacuation of 1,000 people living in border areas.