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Pakistan apprehends 22 fishermen off Gujarat coast

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) apprehended 22 Indian fishermen and seized three boats off coast Thursday, Porbandar-based National Fishworkers' Forum (NFF) said.

The boats and the fishermen belong to the coastal town of in Gir-Somnath district of Gujarat, said Manish Lodhari, of the NFF.

The PMSA apprehended them near the International Maritime Boundary Line in the Arabian sea, he said.

The fishermen were on board three boats -- Kusum, Annapurna and Kajal.

The PMSA regularly captures Indian fishermen off coast, accusing them of crossing into Pakistani waters.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 21:50 IST