Srinagar-Muzaffarabad buses ferry 126 passengersOctober 9th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 9 (IANS) At least 126 passengers used the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus route for trans-Line of Control (LoC) travel between the two parts of the divided Kashmir Thursday.Buses of the Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) ferried 126 trans-LoC passengers between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, an official said.
These passengers crossed the LoC on foot at the Aman Setu bridge, the last Indian point in Uri sector in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, and then boarded buses waiting on other side of the de facto border.
“Today, 39 passengers belonging to the valley went across to meet their relatives in Muzaffarabad while 38 passengers who had come here from Muzaffarabad went back to their homes,” a police officer told IANS.
“In addition, 45 passengers belonging to Muzaffarabad came here today to meet their kith and kin in the valley while four locals who had gone across returned home,” the police officer said.
- One-way traffic from Jammu to Srinagar Monday - Jan 23, 2012
- High hopes in Kashmir as India meets Pakistan - Jul 24, 2011
- Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus attacked, normalcy elsewhere in Kashmir - Aug 12, 2010
- Snowfall cuts off Kashmir from rest of country - Jan 16, 2012
- Cross-border bus to Pakistan cancelled in Kashmir - Mar 05, 2009
- Kashmir's trans-border bridge restored - Feb 22, 2011
- Six terrorists killed on Kashmir border - May 12, 2012
- Dhoni wants to serve army after his cricketing career ends (With Images) - Jun 03, 2012
- Four guerrillas killed while crossing LoC - May 10, 2012
- Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest - Aug 11, 2011
- Cross LoC trade hampered by barter system, lack of banking (With Image) - Mar 01, 2012
- IAF sorties for stranded passengers in Jammu and Kashmir - Jan 20, 2012
- Trans-Kashmir trade booms, but barter not favoured - Sep 12, 2009
- Three terrorists killed, gunfight on in Kashmir - Oct 23, 2010
- Army foils infiltration bid in Uri, three militants killed - Oct 23, 2010