2 minor girls who crossed LoC repatriated to Pak

Jammu: Two minor girls, who had inadvertently crossed the Line of Control (LoC), were repatriated to Pakistan on Monday through the crossing point in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

Defence sources said the two minor girls, Laiba Zabair, 17 and Sana Zabair, 13, were handed over to the authorities from Pakistan at the Chakan Da Bagh crossing point in Poonch district.

Belonging to Abasspur in Kahuta tehsil of PoK, the two girls were apprehended on the Indian side of the LoC in Poonch district on December 6 when they inadvertently crossed the LoC.

After a meeting between the Indian and the Pakistan officials at the Chakan Da Bagh crossing point, the two girls were sent back.

Army said extreme restraint was exercised by the deployed troops on December 6 to apprehend the two girls without causing any harm to them.

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