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45 Indian fishermen arrested, boats seized

45 Indian fishermen arrested, boats seized

The Maritime Security Agency (MSA) arrested on Saturday 45 Indian fishermen and seized their boats for allegedly violating Pakistan’s territorial waters in the Arabian Sea.

The fishermen at first made attempts to avoid getting caught, Express News reported. They are going to be handed over to the concerned authorities in Karachi.

On March 31, MSA officials had detained 59 Indian fishermen and seized 10 of their boats for violating the country’s maritime borders.

According to an MSA statement, the fishermen were caught fishing in Sir Creek, a disputed area on the maritime border of Sindh and the Indian state of Gujarat.

Courtesy : Express Tribune

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