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12 Indian fishermen held

Maritime Security Agency has arrested twelve Indian fishermen and seized two boats over violation of the Pakistani coastal boarders, here on Saturday. According to the spokesman of Maritime Security Agency, twelve Indian

22 Indian fishermen arrested

KARACHI – At least 22 Indian fishermen with 7 boats were arrested by Maritime Security Agency (MSA) here on midnight between Friday and Saturday for violating the Pakistani territorial waters.
A spokesman of MSA told APP here Saturday that the fishermen have been handed over to the Docks Police after initial investigation.
“The fishermen are warned by the MSA before seizing their boats for penetrating deep inside our territory,” he pointed out.
Violation of 7 to 8

Pakistan frees 89 Indian fishermen

KARACHI – Pakistan on Thursday freed 89 Indian fishermen imprisoned for fishing and violating its territorial waters as the nuclear-armed rivals resume a fledgling peace process.
The release comes two weeks after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousaf Raza Gilani watched side by side as India beat Pakistan in the cricket World Cup semi-final in northwest India. “Today we released 89 Indian fishermen from Malir prison as a goodwill gesture,”

Pakistan frees 89 Indian fishermen: officials

KARACHI – Pakistan on Thursday freed 89 Indian fishermen imprisoned for fishing and violating its territorial waters as the nuclear-armed rivals resume a fledgling peace process.
“Today we released 89 Indian fishermen from Malir prison as a goodwill gesture,” prisons chief Ghulam Qadir Thebo told AFP.
These fishermen were caught during the past 13-19 months fishing in Pakistani territorial waters, he said.
Two buses set off for the eastern city of Lahore, where they

Another 13 Indian fishermen arrested

KARACHI – As many as 13 Indian fishermen were arrested on Tuesday by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) over violation of Pakistani territorial waters. Three of their boats were also taken into custody. A PMSA spokesperson said that the Indian fishermen were illegally fishing in Pakistani waters. After preliminary investigations, the fishermen were handed over to the Docks police.

MSA arrests 22 Indian fishermen

KARACHI – Pakistani Maritime Security Agency (MSA) has arrested 22 Indian fishermen, the MSA spokesman said on Friday. The Indian fishermen had violated the Pakistani territorial waters, which resulted in their arrested, and five of their vessels were also seized. The fishermen have been handed over to the police.

20 Pakistani fishermen arrested by Indian Navy

KARACHI – The Indian Navy on late Thursday night arrested 20 Pakistani fishermen while taking away three fishing vessels from the Pakistan territorial waters near Kajar Creek in the Arabian Sea.
Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) Chairman Mohammad Ali Shah said the Indian naval police had crossed international sea limits and came inside the Pakistan waters to arrest the 20 fishermen and seized their three fishing vessels named Al-Rehman (bearing registration number B-14984),

Philippine floods toll rises to 51; fishermen missing

MANILA – The death toll from more than two weeks of heavy rains in the central and southern Philippines has risen to 51, disaster officials said on Sunday, as authorities stepped up their search for another 16 people missing at sea. Agriculture and infrastructure damage now exceeds 1.6 billion pesos ($36 million) after floodwaters inundated rural communities in about a third of the country’s 80 provinces, said Benito Ramos, head of the government’s disaster agency.
Major rice

12 Indian fishermen released

KARACHI: The government on Monday released 12 Indian fishermen imprisoned at the Landhi jail for violating Pakistan’s territorial sea waters. The released men identified as Jenti, Deva, son of Nathu, Jana, son of Ram, Bhavesh, son of Karshan, Karshan, son of Velji, Yogesh, son of Nanhu, Babu, son of Shamant, Karshan, son of Pala, Jena, son of Kara, Bhupt, son of Aibha, Bhupat, son of Govind, and Dhima, son of Rana, would travel to Lahore by bus and then handed over to the Indian

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