PoK resident apprehended after crossing LoC in J&K’s Poonch

A Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) national was apprehended on Friday by the Army after he crossed the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district.

Lt. Colonel Devender Anand, defence ministry spokesman said, “Today, at about 12.30 a.m. one POK National(male) crossed LoC and has been apprehended by Indian Army troops along Mendhar River in Balnoi area, of Poonch district.”

The spokesman said further details were awaited.

Last month, one PoK national was sent back by the Indian Army after he inadvertently crossed the LoC.