Pakistani maritime agency apprehends 12 boats, 65 fishermen off Gujarat coast

Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on Saturday apprehended 65 Indian fishermen along with their 12 boats off the Gujarat coast.

Porbandar: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on Saturday apprehended 65 Indian fishermen along with their 12 boats off the Gujarat coast.

Among the apprehended boats, one is from Okha and 11 are from Porbandar.

The National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) has said that the fishermen from Okha and Porbandar had ventured into the sea four to five days.

NFF officials further said that they got to know about the incident from the fishermen themselves, who informed about the incident over wireless phone.

In April this year, PMSA had detained 47 Indian fishermen along with their boats, while in January they had detained 38 Indian fishermen. 

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