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India sets up visa camp in Lahore

February 19, 2007 09:05 IST
Last Updated: February 19, 2007 11:46 IST

India on Monday set up a temporary visa camp in Lahore to facilitate immediate travel by Pakistani officials and relatives of those killed or injured in the explosions that rocked the Delhi-Attari special express.

The Indian high commission has set up a visa camp in Grand Hotel, official sources told PTI in New Delhi, adding that the government had made all arrangements to issue visas to all relatives of the victims.

Officials said the Pakistan government was deeply concerned over the incident and a report was sought from its high commission in New Delhi.

The news of the explosion in the train was received with deep concern is Pakistan as it took place a day before Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid M Kasuri travels to New Delhi for a three-day visit to hold talks with his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee.

Kasuri will be in New Delhi to attend the Indo-Pak Joint Commission meeting as well as to hold talks with the Indian leadership on taking the peace process between the two countries forward.

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