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Pak securitymen detain 11 Indian fishermen

The detention came at a time when 431 Indian fishermen lodged in different Pakistani Jails are being released by the authorities.

india Updated: Dec 22, 2006 16:11 IST
United News of India
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Pakistan Marine securitymen detained 11 Indian fishermen and seized their three boats from the Arabian sea off Jakhao port on Thursday, a report said on Friday.

The detention came at a time when 431 Indian fishermen lodged in different Pakistani Jails are being released by the Pakistani authorities.

Gujarat Pradesh Youth Congress Fisheries Chairman Manish Lodhari said the Indian Coast Guard at Porbandar had been informed and asked to look into the matter.

The three boats belong to Dwarka-Bet and Porbandar, he said.

First Published: Dec 22, 2006 16:11 IST