Coronavirus fear: Govt suspends rail services with Iran

ISLAMABAD (HRNW) – Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid  said that the government has decided to shut rail services with Iran to prevent coronavirus outbreak in Pakistan.

In a statement, the minister said that four trains have been suspended for indefinite time period in this regard. The decision was taken following closure of Pakistan-Iran border in a wake of coronavirus threat, he added.

The government has arranged special screening process for proper checkup of over 270 quarantined passengers, who have been provided temporary residence at the border.

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