JAMMU: Residents of border villages who reside beneath the fixed risk of firing by Pakistani troops and
militant assaults have demanded that the Jammu and Kashmir authorities grant them licences to maintain firearms, police right this moment stated.
They stated they wanted weapons to defend themselves within the occasion of a militant assault.
At a gathering of police and border dwellers in Samba, the residents of the border belt demanded they be given licences to guard themselves from ultras, a police spokesperson stated.
The assembly was convened within the wake of current ceasefire violations by Pakistan that pressured villagers to hunt shelter in safer locations.
The assembly, chaired by SSP Samba Anil Magotra on the Rajpura police station, noticed the participation of a variety of border dwellers and the heads of a number of villages.
The villagers rued they weren’t sufficient bullet-proof automobiles for his or her evacuation to safer locations throughout ceasefire violations, the police spokesperson stated.
Additionally, extra ambulances with all life-support techniques wanted to be added to the present fleet, they stated.
The SSP advised the villagers he would elevate the matter on the acceptable degree.