Thar Express from Pak reaches India; Indian link train on way to Karachi

NEW DELHI/JAIPUR: Thar Express from Pakistan reached India on Saturday afternoon, while the Karachi-bound train is on its way to the neighbouring country, officials said.

The Thar Express from Pakistan started from the station zero point at 17.20 hours and reached Indian station Munabao at 17.40 hours with 165 passengers — 62 Indians and 103 Pakistanis — on board, railways said.

The Thar link Express from India is on its way to Karachi.

Pakistan had on Friday announced suspension of all train services to India after the Centre scrapped provisions of Article 370 and divided Jammu and Kashmir into two Union territories. Pakistan’s Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed had said in Islamabad that this would be the last Jodhpur-Karachi train. (AGENCIES)