Kashmir

12-year-old Pok boy held near LoC

Srinagar: Army on Sunday detained a minor boy along the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector of Mendhar in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

“A patrol party of the Army, manning the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote Sector of Mendhar, subdivision today apprehended the 12-year-old boy in the area while he was roaming under suspicious circumstances,” a police officer told GNS.

He said that boy was later handed over to the concerned police station Mendhar for further questioning.

The official identified the boy as Mohd Zahid son of Mohd Arif, a resident of Pak.

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