The patrolling party of Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday seized a Pakistani fishing boat in the Indian territory at Vyanvari Creek in Kutch district near the Indo-Pak border. According to reports, the fishermen on the boat fled to the Pak side after being spotted by BSF patrol boats.
Gujarat Frontier BSF Gandhinagar: Patrolling party of BSF with speed boats in Vanvari creek seized an unclaimed Pakistani fishing boat with personal belongings of Pakistani fishermen who entered Indian territory violating International Boundary for fishing, today at about 5:15 pm— ANI (@ANI) January 11, 2019
Pakistani fishermen had entered into Indian territory violating International Boundary for fishing, today at around 5:15 pm. BSF found personal belongings of Pakistani fishermen from the boat.
Several fishermen of Pakistan have been caught while fishing in the Indian side of the creek, considered to be sensitive, in the past. Because of the sensitive nature of the area, even Indian fishermen are barred from catching fish in the creek.
However, Pakistani fishermen often venture into Indian waters to catch fish and prawns the official said.
More details are awaited.