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Pak Army hands over Indian woman who crossed LoC inadvertently

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Army today handed over an Indian woman, who had inadvertently crossed into the country through the Line of Control, to the Indian security forces.

The Army, in a statement, said the woman was handed over to the Indian security forces in Kashmir in a goodwill gesture and in continuation of its efforts to maintain peace and tranquillity along the

The woman, Azmat Jan, who hails from Kashmir inadvertently crossed over the at Chirikot Sector, the Army said.

However, it was not clear when she crossed the border.

She has been returned to Kashmir at Rawala-Poonch crossing point on humanitarian grounds, it said.

Civil and military officials of both the sides were present on the occasion, the statement said.

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First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 20:57 IST