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34 companies in PoK banned from cross LoC trade

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A total of 34 companies in occupied Kashmir (PoK) have been banned from carrying out any trade activity on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road, officials said.

Custodian of cross trade Sagar D Doifode issued a circular to all traders in directing them not to enter into any export or import business with the 34 blacklisted companies,they said.

The ban has followed joint efforts by authorities of and PoK to weed out any illegal activity on cross trade routes, the officials said.

The action comes more than two weeks after police recovered 66.5 kilogram of heroin and brown sugar from a truck coming from PoK at Salamabad trade facilitation centre on July 21.

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First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 13:22 IST