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68 members of divided families cross LoC in J&K

While 39 civilians came to this side from PoK, 29 peple crossed over to PoK from Poonch.

india Updated: May 30, 2006 16:04 IST

Sixty-eight members of divided Kashmiri families crossed over via Roshi point along the Line of Control in Mendhar sector of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, official sources said.

"As many as 68 members of divided families crossed over via Roshi LoC point in Mendhar sector, " the sources said.

While 39 civilians came to this side from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, 29 people crossed over to PoK from Poonch, they said.

Of the 39 civilians, who came to Poonch from PoK, 28 were newcomers while 11 Indians returned after completing their stay in PoK, they said.

Similarly, out of 29 civilians, who went to PoK from Poonch, four were from the other side who were returning to their homes, they said.