Two residents of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), who had come on cross Line of Control (LoC) permit to meet their separated family members suffered heart attacks.
One of the victim has been identified as 80-year-old Mohd Jamil, a resident of Mirpur, who had come to Rajouri to meet his brother Faqir Mohd at Sadda village (Kandi) under the jurisdiction of Kotranka police station, but died due to cardiac arrest at about 7am on Sunday.
He crossed the LoC from Chakan-da-Bagh on October 7 under permit No 55799 for 23 days. At about 7am Jameel died due to sudden cardiac arrest. The police was informed and after legal formalities, Kotranka police brought the body to the district hospital in Rajouri for postmortem.
Police sources said that the body would be handed over to POK authorities on Monday, the day fixed for visitors crossing at Chakan-da-Bagh in Poonch district, for further dispatch to Mirpur.
Meanwhile, another 75-year-old POK visitor Mohd Bashir who crossed the LoC on September 16 to visit one Mohd Nazir at Jagal village in Mendher tehsil was admitted to a hospital in Jammu. Police said Bashir suffered a heart attack on October 8 and was immediately brought to the hospital at Mendher. The doctors then referred him to Government Medical College Hospital in Jammu where he is receiving treatment.