Bhuj, August 19: The threat of terrorism, a terror attack is been increasing day by day in India but security forces are keeping a close watch on all the borders. The Border Security Force (BSF) acting tough on each and every suspicious activity in the border and sea seized a Pakistani fishing boat from Harami Nala area of Kutch district.
Notably, BSF seized a Pakistani fishing boat abandoned about 400 metres on the Indian side at Harami Nala area of Kutch district near the Indo-Pak border on Friday. The boat is around 25 feet long and fitted with a Chinese made engine. During the initial search of the boat, BSF found one fishing net and four ice boxes. Detailed search of the boat is underway.
However, four fishermen on the boat ran towards Pakistan side after spotting BSF patrol boats. Official sources also confirmed that BSF has traced footprints of about three to four Pakistani fishermen going towards Pakistan.
According to the official sources, while 16 abandoned Pakistani fishing boats were found near Harami nala in 2016, this year they have found eight Pakistani boats. "We are conducting a search of the boat with forensic experts to trace any hidden device in there is any," the sources added.
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. Earlier, in the month of May this year also, six Pakistani fishermen were arrested by BSF personnel from the Indian side of the Nal Creek on the Indo-Pak border in Gujarat.