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270 Indians in Pakistan jails: MEA spokesperson

IANS  New Delhi, May 02, 2013
First Published: 16:24 IST(2/5/2013) | Last Updated: 19:07 IST(2/5/2013)

There were 215 fishermen and 55 other Indian nationals in Pakistani jails as of 1st January 2013, the ministry of external affairs (MEA) announced in Delhi on Thursday.

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The figures were according to the lists exchanged between India and Pakistan on Jan 1 each year, MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said at a press conference on a day that Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh died in a Lahore hospital after being attacked by his fellow inmates.

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