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Kashmir unrest: LoC bus service resumes after 3 weeks

The weekly ‘Karvan-e-Aman’ (cross-LoC bus service) between Muzaffarabad and Srinagar resumed on Monday, after being suspended for three consecutive weeks. Regional Passport Officer (RPO) Firdous Iqbal told HT that three buses, carrying 73 passengers traveled to Muzaffarabad from this side of the LoC, while 19 people travelled from Muzaffarabad to this side.

india Updated: Jul 25, 2016 20:35 IST
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The weekly ‘Karwan-e-Aman’ (cross-LoC bus service) between Muzaffarabad and Srinagar resumed on Monday, after being suspended for three consecutive weeks. Regional Passport Officer (RPO) Firdous Iqbal told HT that three buses, carrying 73 passengers travelled to Muzaffarabad from this side of the LoC, while 19 people travelled from Muzaffarabad to this side.

Of the 73 passengers, 63 were returnees (residents of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir who were here for visiting relatives) and 10 Kashmiris.

The travel, which was started in 2005 and takes place on Mondays, remained suspended on July 4 due to Eid celebrations, while on July 11 and 18 it remained suspended due to the ongoing turmoil in the Valley.