After two women were killed in the cross-border firing by Pakistan on Wednesday, the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah has ordered the administration to take all the necessary actions to ensure the safety of the people.
In another major ceasefire violation by the Pakistani troops on the international border on Wednesday, 2 women of a family were killed and 15 others were injured. Pakistani troops have also fired mortar shells on the residents. The death toll in the recent ceasefire violation reached to 8.
50 Border Outposts and 35 hamlets were under the target of Pakistani troops. The authorities have shifted 16,000 residents to the safe places.
Shukuntla Devi and her daughter-in-law Poli Devi were killed in Chillari Village along International Border in Samba district at around 7:30 am on Wednesday. Their husbands were also injured in the firing by Pakistani troops.
Omar Abdullah, the CM had directed, “Food, temporary shelter, transportation, medical facilities and supply of drinking water should be made available at the camps established for border people who have migrated for heavy shelling from their areas”.