Indian Army Saves the Day for a young Pakistani boy

11:43 PM | 5 Jul, 2015
Indian Army Saves the Day for a young Pakistani boy
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SRINAGAR (Web Desk) Pakistani and Indian soldiers posed for a photo today (Sunday) on the Line of Control (LOC) where a young boy who had mistakenly wandered into Indian occupied Kashmir was returned to the Pakistani soldiers.

The 11 year old Sameer was handed over to Pakistanis in a flag meeting urgently called by the Indian Army through a hotline message, IANS reported.

The boy had mistakenly crossed the LoC two days ago and was found by the Indian Army.

"Army officials in Tangdhar sector handed over 11-year-old Sameer Kayani, son of Mohammad Rafiq, a resident of Laswa Athmuqam, Azad Kashmir, who had inadvertently crossed the LoC two days ago, to Pakistan Army officials," said Indian Defence spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel NN Joshi.

"The boy was handed over by the unit based at Tanghdar frontier area at Teetwal crossing point with new clothes and sweets for the family," he added.