Indian Army Breaks Protocol, Hands Over Body Of A Child Found In Kashmir To Pakistan In A Humanitarian Gesture

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The Indian Army handed over the body of an eight-year-old boy to Pakistan, who fell in the Kishanganga River in Achoora village on Tuesday and cross the border.

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The Indian Army handed over the mortal remains of an eight-year-old boy to Pakistan, who fell in the Kishanganga River in Achoora village on Tuesday and crossed the border. After falling in the river from the neighbouring side, the child lost his life and his body was later found by the Indian Army in a village in the Gurez town of Northern Kashmir.

The Indian Army officers informed Pakistan on the hotline about the incident and handed the body to the Pakistan Army on Thursday. As per reports, the child fell in the Kishanganga River on Tuesday and was later found dead. The body was further moved over 200 km on Wednesday as the Pakistan Army kept changing the site to hand over the body.

As per reports, the child was identified as Aabid Sheikh, who hailed from Minimarg in Astoor village, Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan. He went missing from his house on Monday. 

Breaking the protocol, the Indian Army handed over the body to Pakistan Army on Thursday morning in a humanitarian gesture.

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Meanwhile, in a major show of strength for the Indian Army, more than 5366 Kashmiri youths in the Valley participated in the army's recruitment rally in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday. As per the visuals, the Kashmiri youths enthusiastically participated in the army recruitment programme which was organised in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Sources said that the recruitment rally covered all the districts, and as many as 5366 youths participated in the programme. As per sources, if the participants are successful in the recruitment levels in the camp, they will also have to undergo a written test.

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