JAMMU: Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday announced construction of 25 community bunkers for safeguarding the people against Pakistani shelling along the Line of Control in Gurez belt of north Kashmir.
The Governor accorded sanction for the construction of 25 community bunkers in forward areas of Gurez on the demand of the locals, a Raj Bhawan spokesman said.
While 7,298 bunkers will be constructed along the LoC in the twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri, 7,162 underground bunkers will be constructed along the IB in Jammu, Kathua and Samba districts. The total cost of the 14,460 bunkers would be Rs 415.73 crore, officials said. (AGENCIES)