Body of PoK visitor sent back from LoC

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Jammu, Aug 25 (UNI) Mortal remains of a visitor from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), who died at his relatives residence here, was sent back today to his native place from Chakkan Da Bagh crossing point on Line of Control (LoC) in the bordering Poonch district despite curfew.

The body of one Mohammad Azam, son of Mohammad Ismiel, resident of Mirpur, was handed over to the PoK authorities from Chakkan Da Bagh at 1240 hrs, a reliable source told UNI.

The PoK resident had come to meet his relatives here in Rajouri district, where he reportedly died, the source said.

Meanwhile, the regular feature of people crossing over the LoC to meet their relatives was suspended today due to curfew in Poonch.

The LoC has been opened at some points by India and Pakistan for people of separated Jammu and Kashmir as a part of confidence building measures (CBMs).

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