“About 35 fishermen and six of their boats have been apprehended by Pakistan on Wednesday,” Manish Lodhari, secretary of Porbandar-based National Fishworkers’ Forum (NFF) told The Indian Express.
About 35 fishermen from Gujarat were apprehended by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) while fishing in the Arabian Sea, off the Gujarat coast, sources said on Thursday.
The six boats were part of a group of nine boats which were fishing when the incident happened. “Three boats and the crew managed to escape and they informed us about the incident,” he added. Five of the captured boats were from Porbandar, while one was from Okha.