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Pak detains 2 high commission officials, releases after India's warning

The Pakistani action is seen as a retaliation for the expulsion of two Pakistani High Commission officials by India on charges of espionage two weeks back

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Pakistani media reported that the two Indian staffers were arrested by Pakistani agencies for their alleged involvement in a 'hit and run' case

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Pakistani authorities on Monday detained two officials of the Indian high commission in Islamabad in a case of alleged "hit and run" and released them after over 10 hours following India's strong demarche and a blunt message to Islamabad that the duo must be freed immediately.
The Pakistani action is seen as a retaliation for the expulsion of two Pakistani High Commission officials by India on charges of espionage two weeks back.
Pakistani media reported that the two Indian staffers were arrested by Pakistani agencies for their alleged involvement in a "hit and run" case, but there was no official word on

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First Published: Jun 15 2020 | 10:10 PM IST

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