Pakistan halts Samjhauta Express at Wagah,Indian crew brings it in

  1. Pakistan has taken more retaliatory actions in response to India’s decision to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special status under Article 370.
  2. Pakistan has stopped the Samjhauta Express on their side at Wagah border citing security concerns.It has also decided to downgrade it diplomatic ties with India and has suspended bilateral trade. 
  3. Pakistan has also decided to approach the United Nations,including the UN Security Council over India’s move on Kashmir.
  4. The Samjhauta Express commonly called the Friendship Express is a bi-weekly train that runs on Monday and Thursday between Delhi and Attari in India and Lahore in Pakistan.The train was started in 1976 following the Shimla Agreement.