The Pakistan Army on Saturday handed over the body of a teenager, who had drowned and was washed away to the Pakistan side of the Line of Control (LoC), to the Indian Army in J&K's Poonch district.
Zafar Ahmad,17, from Kali village in Poonch district had drowned in Kalai River on July 31 and his body was washed away to the Pakistan side of the LoC.
Officials opened the gate at the Chakan Da Bagh crossing point on the LoC in Poonch at around 2 p.m. on Saturday as Pakistan Army handed over the body to the Indian officials for his last rites.
From Indian side, Maj. Aditya 3/3 GR, Akhtar Abbass, Naib Tehsildar Ajote, Dr. Harpreet Singh PHC Ajote and PSI Davinder Singh of PP Khari were present while those from Pakistan include Capt. Shabir 41 Balooch Pak Army and Assistant Commissioner Hajira Waled Hajira and Dr. Liaqat, SHO Hajira Umair, they said. LoC gate at Chakan-Da-Bagh closed at 1400 hours, they added.