India releases 14 Pakistani prisoners

June 28th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS  

Amritsar, June 28 (IANS) Fourteen Pakistanis walked home to freedom from the Attari border here Tuesday, after being released from prisons in four states.

They included 10 Pakistani fishermen who had strayed into Indian waters off the coast of Gujarat, said officials at the border checkpost, about 30 km from here.

They were brought here from jails in Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Maharashtra.

All the Pakistanis were given emergency travel certificates by the Pakistan high commission in New Delhi.

The Pakistanis said they were happy to return home after being jailed in India for the last few months.

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