270 Indians in Pakistan jails: MEA spokesperson

  • IANS, New Delhi
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  • Updated: May 02, 2013 19:07 IST

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.

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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