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India seals all Int’l border points with Pakistan over coronavirus outbreak

India seals all Int’l border points with Pakistan over coronavirus outbreak
March 15, 2020
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – India sealed all borders movements of all international border points with Pakistan from March 16 midnight over coronavirus outbreak. According to a notification from the Indian Union Home Ministry, India decided to suspend movements of all types of passengers through the international border points with Pakistan from March 16 midnight to curb the coronavirus outbreak. “All types of passenger movement would be suspended from March 15 midnight,” it added. “All types of passenger movements through all the immigration land check posts located India-Bangladesh, India-Nepal, India-Bhutan and India-Myanmar borders will be suspended with effect from 00:00 hours on March 15, except through a few posts, and at India-Pakistan border with effect from 00:00 hours on March 16 until further orders,” the notification read. Diplomats, UN personnel allowed to cross border Meanwhile, diplomats and UN personnel having valid visas may be allowed through the Attari crossing point along the India-Pakistan border. On the other hand, Pakistan closed the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib for its nationals but did not stop pilgrims from Indian side. It is pertinent to mention here that visit to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur has also been suspended for Sikh pilgrims under the Indian new order.