J&K villagers asked to stay indoors due to Army firing practise
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government has advised the inhabitants of 16 villages in central Kashmir`s Budgam district to stay inside their houses for six days next
week as the Army will be practising artillery firing at a firing range in the area.
"As per the information of Commanding Officer, field firing range Tosamaidan, received through the district administration, the Army will carry out artillery practise in
Tosamaidan field firing ranges from June 7 to June 12," an official spokesman said.
The practise hours will begin at 8 am and will end at 9 pm each day. There will be a respite between 4:30 pm and 7 pm when there will be no firing, he said.
The advisory has been issued to prevent any loss of human life, the spokesman added.
The 16 villages which have been issued the advisory are Lachmanpora, Khaipora, Lassipora, Drung, Habber, Kadlabal, Khanpora, Shunglipora, Zoogukharian, Sithaharan, Saigalipora,
Chill, Gutlipora, Khandpora, Pabhanpora, Batapora and Brass.
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