270 Indians in Pakistan jails

Last Updated: Thu, May 02, 2013 11:00 hrs

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) There were 215 fishermen and 55 other Indian nationals in Pakistan jails as of Jan 1 this year, the ministry of external affairs (MEA) announced here Thursday.

The figures were according to the lists exchanged between India and Pakistan on Jan 1 each year, MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said at a press conference on a day that Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh died in a Lahore hospital after being attacked by his fellow inmates.

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