Seven Pakistani fishermen held off Gujarat coast

November 1st, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Porbandar (Gujarat), Nov 1 (IANS) A Pakistani fishing boat with seven crew members on board was seized by the Indian Coast Guard’s Porbandar unit, officials said Saturday.”These men had illegally entered eight miles into Indian territory Friday,” a source in the Coast Guard told IANS.

“The boat Al-Huja (No 8345-B) was seized at 12.45 p.m. Friday. All the men are currently being interrogated,” the source added.

The boat and fishermen were brought to Porbandar’s Coast Guard interrogation centre Saturday.

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