Thu, 18 Jul 2019

Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 14 (ANI): Pakistan on Sunday released another lot of 100 Indian fishermen from Malir Jail, Karachi, as a goodwill gesture.

Dunya News reported that the fishermen were arrested for fishing illegally in Pakistani waters.

The fishermen will be taken to Lahore through train where they would be handed over to the Indian authorities at Wagah border on Monday.

Pakistan had also released 100 Indian fishermen on Thursday.

The decision comes after India sent a note verbale to Pakistan on Tuesday, urging it to make necessary arrangements for an immediate release and repatriation of Indian prisoners who had completed their respective prison sentences. (ANI)

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