Authorities today ordered closure of all educational institutions in Poonch, Rajouri districts till further orders.
“All schools in Nowshera and Manjakote sector have been closed for an indefinite period,” a district administration press note said. Meanwhile, authorities have ordered closure of educational institutions in areas located close to Line of Control in Poonch district.
As per an order issued by the Office of Chief Education Officer Poonch, it has been ordered that all Government and Private educational institutions falling within 2 kilometres of LoC in Balakote zone, Saujiyan in Mandi zone and Margaimar, Qasba, Pawan, Pathana in Nangali zone will remain close till further orders.
25 schools affected in shelling closed, more can be closed now for students’ safety. Assessment on: District Development Commissioner,Poonch pic.twitter.com/URrfwZlTUU
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