23 Indian fishermen apprehended off Gujarat coast by Pakistan

Pakistan Maritime Security Agency apprehended 23 Indian fishermen and also seized their four boats on Wednesday off Gujarat Coas.

As many as 23 fishermen were apprehended by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency on Wednesday from Gujarat coast. Pakistan Maritime Security Agency also seized their four boats.

"We have learnt that at least 23 fishermen on four boats were apprehended by the PMSA near Jakhau and they were being taken to Karachi," National Fishworkers' Forum secretary Manish Lodhari said.

On April 9, four PMSA commandos drowned while two others were saved by Indian fishermen after a boat of the Pakistani agency capsized near the IMBL while allegedly trying to capture around 40 fishermen on seven boats in Indian waters.

To reciprocate the help given by Indian fishermen, the PMSA had later released the captured fishermen.(With inputs from PTI)

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