Samjhauta Express left for New Delhi with high security carrying over 84 Indian and 100 Pakistani citizens. High care was taken by the authorities regarding the security right from the wake owing to the ongoing Pakistan and India tension.
The Samjhauta Express train passed through Attari in Punjab, left to New Delhi from Lahore on Monday after authorities completed its operation, reported the Pakistani media.
According to The News International, the train on Monday morning carried 138 passengers who face custom and immigration clearance at Wagah border.
Passenger coaches were searched thoroughly and nearly 25 commandos were security officials positioned at the Wagah railway station. The Railway authorities of Pakistan on Monday stopped four women Indian passengers from boarding the Samjhauta Delhi bound Express owing to incomplete travel documents.
On Sunday, the train was anticipated to be delayed was conveyed by India to Pakistan and this was due to internal matter relating to labor. However, on Monday, the train left for Lahore from India right on the schedule. This train, Samjhauta Express was started between India and Pakistan in 1976.
The alleged explanation by the authorities was over travel documents incompletion said wiping tears, one of the women passengers affected. She said crying that her family members are waiting in India for her.
The women at the Wagah railway station protested against Pakistan Railways authorities for restricting them from boarding the train that runs between New Delhi and Lahore on Mondays and Thursdays, twice a week.
A railway official said the women can travel next on Thursday to India after completing their travel documents.