92 cross sides at Kaman post in Uri sector in J

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Srinagar, Nov 13 (UNI) As many as 92 people crossed sides at Kaman post, the last Indian military post on this side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir today.

Official sources said 12 citizens of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) arrived here after crossing the Aman Setu bridge on the LoC in the afternoon.

They are visiting the Kashmir valley for the first time to meet their relatives here since the partition in 1947.

Sources said 33 citizens of this side also returned from PoK after meeting their relatives across the border.

They said 17 citizens from this side crossed over to PoK for the first time after 1947 to meet their relatives while 30 returned to their homes on other side of the LoC after visiting their relatives here.

The Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service was started on April 7, 2005 after the first Karvan-e-Aman bus was flagged off by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enable the divided families to meet each other The service, which was fortnightly, was made weekly following agreement between India and Pakistan last month when trade service was also started between the divided parts.


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