Articles tagged under: fishermen

Pakistani marines loot mobile phone, food stock from Gujarat fishing boat

March 08, 2019
Pakistani marines loot mobile phone, food stock from Gujarat fishing boat

Bhuj: Incident of harasement to Indian fishermen mid-sea by Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) has come to light again. In this latest incident, Pakistani marines looted Veraval (Gujarat) origine Ramraj boat near International Marine Boundary Line (IMBL). Fishermen said around 8 to 10 Rangers of Pakistan looted food stock, mobile phone and wireless set on gun point. Victim fishermen managed to contact the Indian Coast Guard, following which, Pakistani marines left the spot. The i...Read More

Two Pakistani fishermen held with boat by BSF in Kutch creek

February 06, 2019
Two Pakistani fishermen held with boat by BSF in Kutch creek

Bhuj: India's Border Security Force (BSF) today in a special operation using speed boats apprehended two Pakistani fishermen and seized their boat in Vainwari creek area of Kutch district near the Indo-Pak border for allegedly entering the Indian territory, officials said. The apprehended Pakistani fishermen have been identified as Suganjo Usman (35) and Rajan Laden (15), both residents of Chhach village of Sindh province of the neighboring country, the BSF release added. The duo allegedly...Read More

India protests against Pakistan for sinking Indian Fishing vessel

January 24, 2019
India protests against Pakistan for sinking Indian Fishing vessel

New Delhi: India has registered a strong protest with Pakistan for sinking of an Indian fishing vessel, with seven Indian fishers on-board, by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on 17 January. The Coast Guard later rescued six of these fishermen while one of them is still missing, reports Economic Times. The rescued fishermen have reportedly told the Indian authorities that a PMSA vessel fired upon their boat, then rammed and sunk the boat in the early hours of 17 January. According ...Read More

Abandoned Pakistani boat found in Creek area in Gujarat

January 11, 2019
Abandoned Pakistani boat found in Creek area in Gujarat

Bhuj:The Border Security Force (BSF) in the bordering Kutch area of Gujarat has found an abandoned boat in Koteshwar creek area. A BSF official said that the boat was found abandoned by the patrol team. In primary investigation nothing suspicious has been found in the boat which was looking like a fishing boat. He said that in marshy creek area which was rich in prawn and other sea food items, Pakistani fishermen sneak in with such boats for fishing. Further investigation ...Read More

Pakistan Marine captures 3 Indian boats with 15 fishermen near IMBL off Gujarat coast

January 09, 2019
Pakistan Marine captures 3 Indian boats with 15 fishermen near IMBL off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) today captured 3 Indian boats with at least 15 fishermen aboard near International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) in the Arabian sea off the Jakhau coast of Gujarat. National Fish Workers Forum Secretary Manish Lodhari said that he has reports of the capture of 3 boats of Porbandar by Pak Marines. There were around 15 fishermen on board these boats. The 3 boats captured by PMSA belonged to Porbandar. DeshGujaratRead More

One feared dead, 3 rescued as two fishing boats collide mid-sea off Gujarat coast

December 25, 2018
One feared dead, 3 rescued as two fishing boats collide mid-sea off Gujarat coast

Junagadh:One person has been feared dead in a mid-sea collision between two boats off Chorwad coast in Jungadh district of Gujarat late last night. Police today said that a big fishing boat collided with another small one at a distance of around 25 to 30 nautical miles from Chorwad coast at around 10 pm last night. The smaller boat with 4 fishermen overturned. Three of the fishermen were somehow rescued but another one identified as on Paresh Solanki has gone missing and was f...Read More

Spurt in rescue operations along Gujarat coast, Coast Guards save 31 fishermen and 3 boats

December 17, 2018
Spurt in rescue operations along Gujarat coast, Coast Guards save 31 fishermen and 3 boats

Porbandar: The Indian coast guards have saved altogether 31 fishermen from 4 water-flooded boats around Gujarat coast in last couple of days. Defense spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh today said that the coast of Gujarat witnessed sudden spurt in search and rescue of the fishing boats in the last few days. In four separate incidents, distress calls were received by Indian Coast Guard from fishermen for assistance. Responding to the distress calls swiftly, Coast Guard units on patrol were d...Read More

482 Indian fishermen languishing in Pakistani jails: MEA in Lok Sabha

December 12, 2018
482 Indian fishermen languishing in Pakistani jails: MEA in Lok Sabha

New Delhi:A total of 500 Indian fishermen are languishing in various jails of Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the Lok Sabha was told on Wednesday. Altogether 482 fishermen are languishing in Pakistani jails while 18 are in custody in Sri Lanka, Minister of State at the External Affairs Ministry V K Singh said in a written reply. However, he clarified that Pakistan has acknowledged custody of only 391 Indian fishermen. Singh also said as many as 174 Indian fishermen were released by Pakistan thi...Read More

Pakistani Marines capture 3 more boats with 22 fishermen close to IMBL off Gujarat coast

November 29, 2018
Pakistani Marines capture 3 more boats with 22 fishermen close to IMBL off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Pakistan Marine Security Agency has reportedly captured 3 more Indian boats with 22 fishermen aboard near International Marine Border Line (IMBL) off the Jakhau coast in Kutch district of Gujarat. National Fish-workers forum general secretary Manish Lodhari said that all the 3 boats had ventured in to the sea from Veraval in Gir Somnath district. This is second third such incident this month as the PMSA had earlier on November 10 and 16 also caputred 2 boats with 12 fis...Read More

Abandoned Pakistani boat found in Sir Creek

November 27, 2018
Abandoned Pakistani boat found in Sir Creek

Bhuj:The Border Security Force (BSF) has found an abandoned Pakistani fishing boat in Sir Creek area adjoining Kutch district in Gujarat. Spokesperson of BSF, Deputy Commandant Ajay Shah today said that the 20x5 ft dimension wooden boat was found in Sir Creek area. 'There were certain edible items and also a fishing net in it,' he said. He said that the occupants of the boat were seemingly Pakistani fishermen and had most likely fled to their territory situated quite close-by. Howeve...Read More