PaK man held near LoC in Poonch undergoes COVID-19 sampling

A 28-year-old PaK man held near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir was on Thursday sampled for COVID-19.

Abdul Rehman son of Abdul Rashid, a resident of Nakyal in Pakistan-administered Kashmir was held in Burthi village of Balakote sector in Mendhar sub-division on Wednesday, police said.

SDPO Mendhar, Neeraj Padyar said special police guards have been deputed where the person has been placed under administrative quarantine centre.

Block Medical officer, Mendhar, Dr Parviaz Ahmed Khan said that sample for covid-19 has been taken and the result was still awaited.