500 Uri residents migrate to safer locations amid border escalation: DGP Vaid

Director General of Police, SP Vaid on Friday said due to firing and shelling along the Line of Control in Uri, 500 people have started migration towards safer places.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Feb 23 2018 2:57PM | Updated Date: Feb 23 2018 3:03PM
500 Uri residents migrate to safer locations amid border escalation: DGP VaidFile Photo

In wake of border flare up, residents of north Kashmir’s frontier have started migrating towards safer locations, officials said.

Director General of Police, SP Vaid on Friday said due to firing and shelling along the Line of Control in Uri, 500 people have started migration towards safer places.

He also said concerned administrative and police officials are at the spot.

Taking to social networking site, Twitter, DGP Vaid wrote:”Due to firing/shelling from across in border areas of Uri about 500 people migrate to safer areas. DC/SSP on spot looking after the people”.

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