India repatriates 14 Pak nationals; Pak issues visas to over 2,600 Sikhs

NEW DELHI/ATTARI: India today repatriated to Pakistan nine fishermen and four civilian prisoners along with a child, the External Affairs Ministry said.

On its part, Pakistan issued visas to over 2,600 Sikh pilgrims to attend the birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev from today till November 11, a Pakistan High Commission release said here.

All the prisoners crossed over to Pakistan through the land transit route of Attari-Wagah border on the basis of emergency travel certificates issued by the Pakistan High Commission, officials said.

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