Photo by NASA.

Taken from outer space, this dazzling picture shows that the border between India and Pakistan unlike it has ever been seen before. The stunning picture taken from the International Space Station also shows busy cities as bright clusters hundreds of miles apart.

The indian government made this decision toerect floodlights along the terrain separating India and Pakistan in the Gujarat in order to stop or at least damper the rising traffic and smuggling between the two countries. In total, the Indian government plans to cover 2009 km out of the 2900 km which make up the entire border between the two countries.

You can see Islamabad, Pakistan, towards the bottom of the piture and New Delhi, India, at the top. The city closest to the border is the Pakistan town of Lahore.

 

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