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Pakistan arrests 31 Indian fishermen

Pakistan arrests 31 Indian fishermen

Pakistan's maritime authorities have arrested 31 Indian fishermen and seized five of their vessels for allegedly fishing in the country's territorial waters, officials said on Sunday. - File photo



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Islamabad, February 20

Pakistan’s maritime authorities have arrested 31 Indian fishermen and seized five of their vessels for allegedly fishing in the country’s territorial waters, officials said on Sunday.

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency said it apprehended the intruding vessels on Friday during patrolling in the Pakistan Exclusive Economic Zone.

The PMSA said that one of its “ship apprehended five Indian fishing boats along with 31 crew”. The boats were towed to Karachi for further legal proceedings as per Pakistani Law and UN Convention on Law of the Sea, it said. —


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