5 Pakistan boats seized by BSF in Gujarat
Source :NewsBharati   Date :10-Nov-2017

Ahmedabad, November 10: As per reports, Five Pakistani boats have been seized by the Border Security Force personnel today from Bhuj in Gujarat. Also, three Pakistani fishermen were apprehended from the vertical channel of 'Harami Nala' along the Indo-Pak border.

A patrol party of the BSF's 79th battalion, deployed to guard the India-Pakistan border, apprehended the three fishermen on Friday from the "vertical area of the Harami Nala creek", a senior official said.

The men have been being handed over to the local police, the official said. A search operation is underway. The incident comes at a time when a high-level delegation of Pakistani Rangers is in India for the bi-annual talks with the BSF.

In August month, a fisherman of Pakistan origin had been seized along the India-Pakistan border of Gujarat's Kutch district. The boat is around 25 feet long and fitted with a Chinese made engine.

Recently, several fishing boats, as well as Pakistani fishermen, have been caught while fishing on the Indian side of the creek area. As it area is in sensitive nature, Indian fishermen are also barred from catching fish in the creek.