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14-year-old boy who crossed LoC by mistake handed over to Pakistan by Indian Army

A14-year-old boy from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) inadvertently crossed the Line of Control (LoC) on December 31. He was handed over to the Pakistan Army by the Indian Army on Friday.

The boy has been identified as Ali Haider, son of Mohd Sharief and resident of Mirpur which lies in PoK.

"On interrogation, the boy revealed that he is from PoK and wanted to go back to his family. He was taken good care of and repatriated today," a source said.

After due process, he was handed over by the Indian Army to the Pakistan Army, the source added.

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