Pakistan frees 55 Indian fishermen
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Pakistan frees 55 Indian fishermen

Karāchi : Pakistan | Aug 15, 2012 at 10:45 AM PDT
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Pak releases 26 Indian fishermen
 Pakistan Wednesday freed 55 Indian fishermen from a jail as a gesture of goodwill on the occasion of India's Independence Day. The fishermen were released from Landhi Jail in Karachi. They will be sent to Lahore to be repatriated via the Wagah land border tomorrow. Most of the fishermen are from Gujarat. The decision to release them was made by the government as a goodwill gesture in view of India's Independence Day, state-run Radio Pakistan reported. Pakistan had released 315 Indian fishermen, including 14 teenagers, in June. Over 80 Indian fishermen are still in Pakistani jails while some 120 Pakistani fishermen are in Indian jails.
saadahmed is based in Islamabad, Federal Capital Area, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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