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India detains four Pakistani fishermen, seizes boat

THATTA: The Indian maritime security forces arrested at least four fishermen along with their fishing vessel and huge catch on Wednesday, ARY News reported. The arrests came to light after two fishermen, who somehow managed to swim ashore, informed Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum officials that the Indian security personnel penetrated into Kajhar Creek in Arabian Sea along Keti Bandar coast violating Pakistan territorial waters and not only took away the fishermen, their boat and catch but also tortured them ruthlessly. They…

18 Indian fishermen arrested for violating territorial waters

KARACHI: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency on Wednesday carried out an operation in the open sea and arrested 18 Indian fishermen and seized two shipping boats. According to a PMSA spokesman, the arrested Indian fishermen were fishing in Pakistan territorial waters near the coast of Sujawal. He said the arrested Indian fishermen were handed over to Docks police after initial investigation. The National Fishworkers' Forum (NFF) in India also confirmed that that fisherman were apprhended off the coast off the state of…

Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Myanmar

SHAH PORIR DWIP, BANGLADESH: Bangladeshi authorities have destroyed about 20 boats that ferried Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, accusing smugglers of using the huge exodus to bring methamphetamine into the country. Refugees told Reuters that border guards also beat and arrested passengers and crew as they landed at Shah Porir Dwip, on the southern tip of Bangladesh on Tuesday night, before the vessels were smashed to pieces by locals. The local commander of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB), Lieutenant…

Chopper pilot finds two Pacific castaway boats

MAJURO, Marshall Islands: A helicopter pilot scanning remote northern Pacific waters for tuna was stunned to find not one but two boats carrying castaways who had been adrift for weeks, it was reported Thursday. The pilot, operating the chopper from a trawler off the Marshall Islands, came across the boats by chance last week, leading to the rescue of three fishermen and a teenage boy, the Marshall Islands Journal reported. It said both boats had set off from Kiribati, about 650 kilometres (400 miles) away. The one…