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Kashmir biz bodies push for reopening Line of Control trade routes

But the chances of the posts opening remain slim, with security agencies on Thursday identifying 10 suspects who smuggled in weapons, narcotics and fake currency

India, Pakistan, trade

Buoyed by the promise of support by the state government, Kashmir trade bodies say they will continue to push for getting the trading posts along the Line of Control (LoC) opened. India had on April 18 suspended cross-Loc trade. But the chances of the posts opening remain slim, with security agencies on Thursday identifying 10 suspects who smuggled in weapons, narcotics and fake currency. All the suspects — hailing from Kashmir and based in Pakistan — are part of Pakistan-based militant organisations, police said. The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) said ...