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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.
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.