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India issues Pakistan travel warning

Posted By admin On December 27, 2008 @ 5:53 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

ITN [1]
Saturday, Dec 27, 2008

India has issued a warning about all travel to Pakistan, marking a dramatic rise in tension between the nuclear-armed neighbours.

India blames the Islamic militant group Lashkar-e Taiba in Pakistan for last month’s attack on Mumbai that killed 179 people.

Meanwhile, “several” Indian nationals have been held in the last two days after bombings in the Pakistani cities of Lahore and Multan, according to reports.

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“Indian citizens are therefore advised that it would be unsafe for them to travel (to) or be in Pakistan,” India’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a statement.

The two countries have fought three wars since independence in 1947 and came to the brink of a fourth in 2002 after an attack on the Indian parliament.

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[1] ITN: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/4/20081226/twl-india-issues-pakistan-travel-warning-41f21e0.html

[2] India says war with Pakistan “no solution”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/india-says-war-with-pakistan-no-solution.html

[3] India’s Peace Threat To Pakistan: http://www.prisonplanet.com/indias-peace-threat-to-pakistan.html

[4] India PM says Pakistan “agencies” linked to attack: http://www.prisonplanet.com/india-pm-says-pakistan-agencies-linked-to-attack.html

[5] India-Pakistan tensions may pull in U.S.: http://www.prisonplanet.com/india-pakistan-tensions-may-pull-in-us.html

[6] US: India gearing up for Pakistan attack: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-india-gearing-up-for-pakistan-attack.html

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