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11 Pakistani prisoners released by India

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a small casual meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharis at the SCO Summit in Astana, India will today release 11 Pakistani civil prisoners in a “goodwill gesture”

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [Updated:12 Jun 2017, 10:10 PM IST]
India to release 11 Pak prisoners today in ‘goodwill
India to release 11 Pak prisoners today in ‘goodwill gesture’

Amid ongoing tension between the two neighbours, India today released 11 Pakistani prisoners and handed them over to authorities of that country at the Wagah border post. 

The Pakistani nationals were released after they completed their respective prison terms, official sources said. 

The move came days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanged greetings with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Astana. 

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