Cross LoC trade resumes

Srinagar : The cross Line of Control (LoC) trade between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad resumed on Friday after remaining suspended on Thursday.

“The cross-LoC trade resumed this morning as 26 trucks from this side started their journey towards Chakoti,” said an official.

The cross LoC trade, which was once described as one of the biggest confidence building measures, remain suspended on Thursday following shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

In the past two days, two soldiers of army’s rashtriya rifles were injured while a residential house and a tin-shed were damaged during the LoC skirmishes in the area. The damaged structures belonged to Hakim Ali Mir of Batar Kundibarja.

“The shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) has stopped since Thursday afternoon,” Showkat Hussain incharge police officer Kamlkote sector told media.

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