Missing Uri woman suspected of having crossed LoC

Missing Uri woman suspected of having crossed LoC

A woman missing from her home in frontier area of Uriin north Kashmir's Baramulla district is suspected to have crossed the Line ofControl, a media report said today.

According to The Economic Times, Shaheena Begum,who is married in Nambla village of Uri, went missing in the first week ofJuly, from Sahoora village, one of the last habitations on LoC in Uri.

This village falls after the border fence and isthus manned by the Army contingent and all entries and exits are controlledthrough a gate in the fence, said the report.

"We have registered a missing report regarding awoman, who has reportedly crossed to the other side after going to a village tomeet her relatives," SSP Baramullah, Abdul Qayoom was quoted as having said inthe report.

Quoting the locals, the report said that Shaheena,mother of four, was staying in Uri in a rented accommodation along with herfamily.

"She informed her husband that she would go toSahoora village to meet her relatives. At the fence gate she told the officialsthe same reason and was allowed to go inside the village," a local from Uri wasquoted as having said by The Economic Times.

She has reportedly visited her relatives but afterleaving from there she failed to report back at the exit gate of the village,which alerted the security establishment, said the report.

The woman, it said, has reportedly made a phonecall from the other side of the LoC informing that she has crossed the borderand is fine.

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