At least six civilians were injured in another ceasefire violation by Pakistani in Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura Sector on Thursday morning. The shelling along the border continued for the third day, according to ANI.
Around 11 civilians were injured on Wednesday in gunfight from both sides of the border, an assistant sub-inspector of the Border Security Force (BSF) said. The injured people were rushed to the Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu, where they are currently undergoing treatment.
Most civilians along the border have been evacuated to safer places considering the continuous shelling from across the border. Many of them have taken refuge in bunkers given by government, reported PTI.
"Every time there is a ceasefire violation, we have to migrate from our houses. Had we been given the promised plots at safe places, we would have constructed our houses," Chuni Lal, a resident of Abdullian village, said, adding that they will return to their homes only when there is "permanent peace" at the border.
The Jammu district administration has cautioned people to not venture out and has ordered all educational institutions along the border to remain closed in the wake of shellings.
"A large number of people have already taken shelter at safer places, and some have shifted to the houses of their relatives," Deputy Commissioner of Jammu Simrandeep Singh said.
An 8-year-old boy and a BSF soldier were killed during cross-border firing in RS Pura Sector on Sunday. Pakistan also reported two people dead on the same day, including a 1-year-old child.