Poonch: As many as 87 members of divided families of Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir today crossed between the two sides in a weekly bus service via Chakan-Da-Bagh crossing point along the Line of Control in Poonch district of the state.

Of these, 35 persons crossed over to PoK from Jammu and Kashmir side, while 52 crossed over to this side from PoK, officials said. From the Jammu and Kashmir side, nine were freshers and 26 others were PoK returnees, who returned after staying here with their relatives, they said.

From PoK side, 43 were freshers and nine were Indian returnees, they said. The officials of both the sides monitored the crossover exercise at Chakan-Da-Bagh crossing point, they added.