AHMEDABAD: The Border Security Force or BSF on seized five Pakistan fishing boats from the vertical channel of 'Harami Nala' creek area in Bhuj, Gujarat. The forces also have apprehended three Pakistan fishermen.
Details of the incident are still emerging.
A patrol party of the BSF's 79th battalion, deployed to guard the Indo-Pak border, apprehended the three fishermen yesterday from the "vertical area of the Harami Nala creek", a senior official said.
The men have been handed over to the local police, the official said.
Several fishing boats and Pakistani fishermen have been caught in the past while fishing on the Indian side of the creek area.
In September, a BSF patrol party detained two Pakistani fishermen and three boats in the same creek area along the Indo-Pak border in the Kutch district of Gujarat.
Few other items were recovered from the boats and the local police have been informed, the official said.
With agency inputs