October 2005 News

Three Border Points On LOC 'operational': Pranab

24 October 2005

New Delhi: India today said three border points on the Line of Control, Teetwal in Tangdhar, Aman Setu in Uri sector and Chakan Da Bagh in Poonch are 'operational' to provide relief to quake stricken people of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. 'The three points have become operational for providing relief to people from across the LOC', Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here. 'Whosoever is in a position to come across will receive medical treatment and relief material' he told reporters on the sidelines of the 24th Coast Guard Commanders meeting here, acknowledging that there were not (not) adequate number of people available to take advantage of the relief offer yet. Official from both countries are meeting in Islamabad on October 29 to discuss modalities of opening points along the LOC for relief.


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