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Pak seeks India's lead into Samjhauta Express investigation

Updated: Aug 23, 2016 18:22 IST

Islamabad, Aug. 23 (ANI): Expressing concern over delay in the investigation of Samjhauta Express train bomb blasts that killed 68 people on the intervening night of February 18 -19, 2007, Pakistan has asked the Indian Government to share information about the investigation proceedings.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement on Tuesday said that forty innocent Pakistani nationals lost their lives, adding Indian attempts to exonerate some of the individuals involved in the attacks.

"Pakistan has conveyed its grave concern to India over unnecessary delay in the free and fair investigation of Samjhauta Express Terrorist attacks in which more than 42 innocent Pakistani nationals lost their lives," the statement said.

"The Indian attempts to exonerate some of the individuals involved in the attacks have raised serious questions over the due process of law and dispensation of Justice," the statement added.

On the intervening night of February 18 and 19, 2007, the blasts occurred near Dewana station in Panipat.

Pakistan called upon the Indian Government to share information about the investigation proceedings of the blasts. (ANI)