Pakistan’s flip flop show continues! Asserting ‘regional peace talks’, Pak suspends Poonch-Rawalakot Bus Service

NewsBharati    05-Mar-2019

Poonch, March 5: Quite evident..! Pakistan’s flip flop attitude only signifies that the country does not have a stable and firm stand on its words. On one side as Pakistan claims forwarding ‘peace talks’, on the other end, the country has been violating ceasefire at the Line of Control or suspending railway and flight services for people. In a latest, the trans-Line of Control bus service between Poonch and Rawalakot in divided Kashmir was suspended on Monday after Pakistan Army refused to open gates on the Zero Point.


The suspension of cross-LoC bus service comes at a time when the Samjhauta express train service between Lahore and Delhi was resumed. Pakistan on Monday resumed the Samjhauta express train letting people travel to India. Locals at the border who waited for the bus service to resume, left disappointed after knowing that Pakistan denied opening gates, thus leaving the divided Kashmiri families separated from their kin across the LoC.

The Pakistani railway official said a key train service with neighboring India has resumed in another sign of easing tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals since a major escalation last week over disputed Kashmir region.

Pakistan had on Wednesday canceled the train's trip on the Wagah-Lahore stretchon its side, even as 27 passengers which included 23 Indians and three from the neighbouring country, arrived at Attari from Delhi on an Indian rake which left the Old Delhi Railway station at 11:20 pm Wednesday night.

Asserting false claims on peace talks and attempting to engage a bilateral relation with India, Pakistan has showcased its flipping sides as usual. Pakistan suspended the train service last week as tensions escalated following India's counter-terrorism airstrike on Tuesday inside Pakistan's Balakot targeting JeM terror camps, who were responsible for the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF Jawans.