In Pakistan, there are more than 900 confirmed cases of coronavirus and at least seven people have died from the COVID-19 disease [Naseer Ahmed/Reuters]

London, United Kingdom – Dozens of British nationals, many of them dependent on complex medication to survive, are stranded indefinitely in Pakistan due to new border restrictions imposed by Islamabad to stem the coronavirus pandemic.

Pakistan, on Saturday, abruptly halted inbound international, chartered and private flights until at least April 4, a move which also disrupted most outbound flights.


Meanwhile, several British nationals in Pakistan had booked tickets to travel on Emirates airline to return to England, but that carrier on suspended all flights on Sunday.

By Monday, as the UK announced a lockdown, the Foreign Office advised British nationals

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