“The administration has sounded a red alert across the area (Jammu region) and asked people to move out”, the Jammu and Kashmir police said in an advisory.
It further said “villages on the border area of Jammu province are dark and deserted. The area is being continuously shelled. The people fled to safety”.
“Innocents are being killed for no fault of theirs. No doubt, in the present scenario, the situation is sensitive, the government is alert and things are taken care of at the government level”, it said.
The police said every government has a great responsibility towards their citizens and the state.
“All the Army, BSF and police and other forces are fully prepared to deal with but any eventuality but firing is still going on”, it said.
The police further cautioned people about sharing details on security and said: “The people are advised to keep lights switched off and share no information with strangers in person or in phone