3 guests from PoK arrive, 3 Kashmiris cross to other side of LoC

As many as three residents from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) arrived here, while three Kashmiris crossed over to the other side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad.

Meanwhile, 12 returnees also crossed the sides at Kaman post, the last Indian military post on this side of the LoC in Uri sector.

Official sources here this evening said that three PoK residents, including a child, arrived at Kaman post after crossing Aman Setu, peace bridge, on foot to meet their relatives, separated in 1947 due to partition.

They said 10 Kashmiris, who had gone to PoK, returned to Srinagar after completing stay there. They included three women and equal number of children. Meanwhile, three Kashmiris, including a woman, crossed to the other side of the LoC to meet their relatives, sources said.

Only two PoK residents, both of them women, who had come to Srinagar in previous bus, also returned to their homes, they added. “The bus had left Srinagar at 0400 hrs this morning to avoid any protests and stone pelting,” they said.

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