Samjhauta Express cancelled: 30 Pakistani passengers stranded in India

13 Oct, 2015 4:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – As many as 30 Pakistanis have been stranded in India due to cancellation of the Samjhauta Express, and Pakistan High Commission is taking every possible step to bring the stranded Pakistanis home.

According to Foreign Office spokesman, prime minister has taken notice of the stranded Pakistanis in India and directed the authorities to resolve the issue immediately.

The High Commission officials said already a list of 18 passengers has been forwarded to the MEA with a request that they can be given visa to travel by bus to return to Pakistan.

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