Tag: Wagah Border

Pakistan closes Wagah Border over coronavirus fears

Pakistan on Thursday closed the Wagah Border temporarily in its bid to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country. The border will remain closed for 2 weeks, according to the notification issued by the interior ministry. The moves comes after the increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan.The moves comes after the number of confirmed coronavirus cases hit 329 in Pakistan. 

Three 2014 Wagah Border attackers sentenced to death

A special Lahore anti-terrorism court sentenced three men to death for the 2014 suicide attack at the Wagah Border. The court announced the verdict on Wednesday. It found three men, Haseebullah, Saeed Jhan and Hussain, guilty and sentenced them to death five times. It also imposed a 300-year imprisonment and life imprisonments on the men. They have also been ordered to pay a Rs10 million fine.