PoK residents stuck in India as Pakistan refuses entry amid rising tensionsDevdiscourse News Desk | Kashmir | Updated: 19-08-2019 20:22 IST | Created: 19-08-2019 20:22 IST
27 residents of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) who had come to India's Poonch and were scheduled to return today through cross-LoC bus services, had to stay back in Poonch as PoK authorities did not open the gates to their side, news agency ANI reported.
Commenting on the matter, District Development Commissioner Poonch, Rahul Yadav said that, "27 PoK residents were scheduled to travel back today as their permit period had come to an end. But PoK authority didn't give any response&gates were not opened, so buses couldn't cross. PoK residents could not cross through."
Jammu & Kashmir: 27 residents of PoK who had come to Poonch & were scheduled to return today through Cross-LoC bus services, had to stay back in Poonch as PoK authorities did not open the gates to their side. pic.twitter.com/j7fIE9YEEm— ANI (@ANI) August 19, 2019