Pakistan Suspends Last Remaining Rail Link To India Over Kashmir Policy
Friday, 9 August 2019 () Pakistan announced it was ending the last train service running to India on Friday, days after Indian President Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist-led government revoked the special status for its portion of the Kashmir region, according to Al Jazeera. “We have decided to shut down the Thar Express as well,” Pakistan’s Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed told reporters, referring to the weekly service running between Khokrapar and Monabao, India. “As long as I am a railways minister, no train will operate between Pakistan and India.” Days before, the Minister of Railways said the government was shutting down the Samjhauta Express, which runs from India's capital New Delhi to the city of Lahore,...
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Islamabad/Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) A day after announcing the permanent suspension of Samjhauta Express, Pakistan on Friday said that it will also shut down the Thar... Sify Also reported by •Mid-Day •Al Jazeera