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Pak-Iran border reopens after 14 days, trade activities resumes

Pakistan had closed its border with Iran at Taftan after cases of coronavirus emerged in the neighbouring country with more than 120 people were killed and more than 4,500 infected with the novel coronavirus.

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Pakistan has opened its border with Iran and trade activities resumed on Saturday after 14 days amid the coronavirus fears.

Pakistan had closed its border with Iran at Taftan after cases of coronavirus emerged in the neighbouring country with more than 120 people were killed and more than 4,500 infected with the novel coronavirus.

The  Levies officials have also confirmed that trade activities resumed at the border after 14 days with trailers coming and going into the country.

Earlier a day ago, it was reported that the number of people quarantined at Pakistan House in Taftan had overwhelmed the space’s capacity with authorities shifting the pilgrims to another place.

The TV channel while quoting Customs officials, reported that more than 3,000 people were currently kept at two quarantine centers in Taftan.

Pakistan House at Taftan is filled, with over 2,500 people being kept thereafter screening at the border crossing.

the authorSamra Mazhar

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