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India to release and repatriate 6 Pak prisoners

India today decided to release and repatriate six Pakistani prisoners on May 17.

india Updated: May 12, 2006 18:20 IST
Press Trust of India
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India on Friday decided to release and repatriate six Pakistani prisoners on May 17.

The prisoners will be repatriated via Wagah border, External Affairs Ministry spokesman Navtej Sarna told reporters in New Delhi.

With the repatriation of these six prisoners, the total number of Pakistani prisoners released in 2006 will go upto 22, he said.

First Published: May 12, 2006 18:20 IST