4 residential houses, govt high school, madrassa damaged in cross border shelling in Gurez
Srinagar: As many as six structures including a government school and a madrasa were partially damaged after Pakistani troops violated ceasefire and resorted to shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Bagtore area of Gurez in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked motor shelling in Tarabal area last evening during which at least 4 residential houses, government high school and a madrassa got partially damaged.
They said that roof and ceiling of government high school Tarabal got damaged due to shelling from across the border.
They said that the Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire along the LoC last evening and targeted forward defense locations in Tarabal area.
They added that the Indian Army personnel were giving a “strong and befitting” response to the ceasefire violation.
A police officer said that some residential houses have been partially damaged in the shelling.
However, he also said that no casualties or injury were reported during the shelling—(KNO)