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Pakistan detains 70 Indian fishermen

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Today Seized 10 To 12 Boats With Around Seventy Fishermen On Board In The Arabian Sea Off The Gujarat Coast, A Fishermen's Association Said. The Fishermen Who Manged To Escape Informed Us That PMSAseized 10 To 12 Boats With Some 70 Fishermen On Board, SaidManish Lodhari, Secretary Of National Fishworkers Forum.

PTI | Updated on: 05 Mar 2017, 12:01:46 AM
Pakistan detains 70 Indian fishermen

Ahmedabad, :

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency today seized 10 to 12 boats with around seventy fishermen on board in the Arabian sea off the Gujarat coast, a fishermen's association said.

"The fishermen who managed to escape informed us that PMSAseized 10 to 12 boats with some 70 fishermen on board," said Manish Lodhari, secretary of National Fishworkers Forum.

The boats were seized near the International MaritimeBoundary Line (IMBL), he said, adding that these boats were mostly from Okha and Mangrol on Gujarat coast.

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PMSA had seized two boats off Gujarat coast earlier this week and apprehended 11 fishermen. In the last week ofJanuary, it had seized six boats and apprehended 36 fishermen.

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First Published : 04 Mar 2017, 11:51:00 PM

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