Kashmiri youth repatriated from PoK after 8 months at Tithwal bridge in Karnah


KARNAH (BANDIPORA) : A youth from Bandipura, who had inadvertently crossed into forward areas of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir in September last year, has been repatriated following proactive coordination by Indian authorities.
An Army release said that Mohammad Sayeed Mohinuddin, an 18-year-old youth, belonging to Gurez in forward area of Bandipura, had crossed into forward areas of PoK and he was repatriated on Tuesday at Tithwal bridge crossing.
The brother of Sayeed was emotional as he met his brother after months.
“Proactive coordination by Indian authorities has enabled repatriation of the child. At around 11.55 am Sayeed was taken over from Pakistan authorities at Tithwal crossing,” the release said.
It said that interaction with the locals of Tithwal revealed that there has been a marked decrease in the inadvertent crossings over a period of time due to strict vigil on the Line of Control.