Trade activities across LoC between Pakistan India: New developments reported from AJK

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Trade activities across LoC between Pakistan India: New developments reported from AJK

*MUZAFFARABAD: Trade activities across the Line of Control (LoC) on Muzaffarabad-Srinagar traditional route through Uri-Chakothi sector has resumed after remaining suspended for a week, Radio Pakistan reported. *

According to official sources, in total, 70 trucks 35 from each side crossed the LoC for trade activities a day earlier.

It is pertinent to note here, the situation between Pakistan and India turned hostile in a tit-for-tat airstrikes following the Pulwama attack that killed over 40 Indian troops in occupied Kashmir on Feb 14.

In a response to Indian a Gressingham of Feb 26 at the Line of Control, two fighter jets of IAF were shot down by Pakistan Air Force in broad day light on Feb 27.

Pakistan had clarified that it hit the Indian targets as a demonstration of its defense capability towards the Indian provocation.

The South Asian giant, Pakistan, has repeatedly offered India to de-escalate recent tensions.

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