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Pakistan releases 220 Indian fishermen


Pakistan releases 220 Indian fishermen

Karachi (Pakistan), Dec 25 (ANI): In a goodwill gesture, the Pakistan Government on Sunday released 220 Indian fishermen out of 518, who were arrested for allegedly entering and fishing in Islamabad's territorial waters. Giving details, Shunail Hussain Shah, Assistant Superintendent of Police Malir Jail, informed the step has been taken under the treaty between two nations and added that the other 219 fishermen will be released in second phase on January 5, 2017.

The step comes amid the strain in ties between the two countries due to the recent cross border terror activities.

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