58 people travel on cross-LoC bus

0Shares

Srinagar: A total of 58 people crossed the Line of Control between Indian and Pakistani administered parts of Jammu and Kashmir on the ‘Karvan-e-Aman’ (Caravan of Peace) bus service on Tuesday, an official said.

“Twenty nine residents of Pakistan-administered Kashmir arrived here on Tuesday using the Karvan-e-Aman bus service while nine locals went across to meet members of their divided families using the bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad,” an official in Baramulla district said.

The 29 people who crossed the ‘Aman Setu’ (Peace Bridge) into the Indian side in Uri sector in Baramulla district from Pakistani Kashmir included 11 women and two children.

Four locals including two women and two men who had gone across to meet their relatives returned back on Tuesday, while 16 residents of Pakistan administered Kashmir went back home.

The bus service between parts of divided Kashmir was started in 2005 as a confidence-building measure between India and Pakistan.

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS