400 Indians Stranded In Pakistan Return Via Attari-Wagah Border

According to a report, people testing negative for COVID-19 will be sent directly for home quarantine and the positive ones will be sent to Amritsar centre.

Jessica David

September 22, 2020

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Around 400 people who were stranded in Pakistan due to the COVID-19 situation returned to India via Attari-Wagah border. 363 No Obligation to Return to India (NORI) visa holders including 37 Indian citizens returned to India on Tuesday (September 15). “Medical screening has been done at India’s zero line. According to a report, people testing COVID-19 negative will be sent directly for home quarantine and those who will be found positive will be sent to Amritsar quarantine centre. Several Pakistani nationals, who were stranded in India also crossed over through the Attari-Wagah border.

One Karachi resident, who was stranded in India said she faced a lot of problems due to the pandemic and lockdown but thanked the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Pakistan High Commission for helping her. “I came in March for 15 days for the renewal of my passport and got stuck here due to the lockdown. I also faced some problems, but finally, I am going home today. I thank MEA and Pakistan High Commission for helping me,” she said.

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