India suspends cross border trade in Kashmir in new crackdown

FILE PHOTO: A vehicle begins driving to Pakistan-administered Kashmir during cross-border trade at Salamabad, 107km (66 miles) west of Srinagar, October 21, 2008. REUTERS/Danish Ismail/File Photo

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India suspended cross-border trade with Pakistan-controlled Kashmir because it was being used to funnel weapons and drugs, the government said on Thursday, in a further crackdown in the volatile territory. Trade across the “Line of Control” (LoC), or the heavily militarised de facto border that divides the two parts of Kashmir […]

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