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Pak conveys concerns on acquittal of Samjhauta blast perpetrators

Pakistan, on Wednesday, conveyed concerns regarding the acquittal of the four suspects in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blast case to other countries through its Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua.Janjua invited members of diplomatic corps to the Foreign Office and briefed them on the historic injustice done to the forty-four Pakistanis killed in the Samjhauta Express terrorist attack in 2007 in India, according to The Express Tribune.A special NIA court had acquitted the four suspects - Swami Aseemanand, Lokesh Sharma, Kamal Chauhan and Rajinder Chaudhary - in the case on March 20. Pakistan has already registered a strong demarche with the Indian High Commissioner on March 20 against the acquittal of the perpetrators of Samjhauta terror attacks, the Foreign Secretary said.On February 18, 2007, explosions hit the India-Pakistan trans-border Samjhauta Express in Panipat area of Haryana and 68 people died in the blast, including scores of Pakistanis.Out of the deceased, 33 were male, 19 .

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