Pak orders shutdown of government offices,schools near LoC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Aug 26: Pakistan has ordered a complete shutdown of its government offices and educational institutions near the LoC for about a week amid continued tension in the area, a civilian official said today.
 The decision has been taken due to increasing civilian casualties as two women were killed and seven other civilians injured in alleged firing by Indian troops yesterday.
 "Initially the closure of schools and offices has been issued till Friday and for only those buildings located within 3 kilometres of the LoC," said a civilian official from Kashmir.
 He said all the schools will reopen on Monday.

Lastupdate on : Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 26 Aug 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Tue, 27 Aug 2013 00:00:00 IST




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