Karnah Teen Reunites With Family After 7 Months

Srinagar: A teenager, who had inadvertently crossed into Pakistan-controlled Kashmir early this year, was handed over to the army by Pakistan officials on Thursday during a flag meeting.

According to reports, 16-year- old Ravees Ahmad, son of Mohammad Yaqoob Kumar of Sadhpora Karnah was handed over to the army at Teetwal Crossing Point on Thursday during a flag meeting between officials of the two armies. Ahmad, according to the reports had unintentionally crossed the Line of Control (LoC) on January 29 this year.

“I had sent my son to his sister’s house at Chatkari village to invite her for a function but unfortunately the terrain of the area misled Ravees to another side and he crossed LoC inadvertently where troops of Pakistani army apprehended him,” Ravees’s father Mohammad Yaqoob Kumar said.

He said when his son failed to turn up; he instantly filed a missing report with the police station Tadd Karnah.

“We had lost all hope about his homecoming. However, his return is a miracle. We’re thankful for the efforts of civil and army administration across. (KNS)

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