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J-K: Schools near International Border, LOC to remain shut

ANI | Updated: Feb 27, 2019 23:07 IST

Samba (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Feb 27 (ANI): All government and private schools within a range of five Kilometers from the International Border will remain closed on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district as per orders of District Development Commissioner, Samba.
Similarly, Deputy Commissioner Jammu also informed that all government and private schools upto 10+2 level falling within five kilometers of the international border and the Line of Control (LoC) in the district will remain closed tomorrow.
Moreover, Director School Education has also announced that Class 8 and Class 9 Mathematics exam scheduled to be held on February 28 stands postponed due to unavoidable circumstances in Jammu division and the rescheduled date shall be notified separately.
The decisions have been taken keeping the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir in mind.
On Tuesday, Governor Satya Pal Malik had reviewed the prevailing law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir following the air strikes carried out earlier that day.
In the meeting, Malik was briefed about the prevailing law and order and security situation in the state following the early morning operations against Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed, which claimed responsibility for the Pulwama terror attack. 
He was also informed that the life in both Kashmir Valley and in Jammu region was normal. (ANI)

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