Pakistan and India on Thursday agreed to carry out joint patrolling at border to curb smuggling. This was announced at a joint press briefing of the Rangers and the BSF in Lahore. The Rangers and the BSF, at the three-day meeting, exchanged lists of prisoners from both sides and decided to release the inhabitants of Pakistan and India within 24 hours who mistakenly crossed the border and are languishing in jails. It was also decided that a warning would be given to fishermen, who violated the maritime exclusive zone, before any arrest. It was also agreed that the two forces would carry out patrolling of the borders during they day and night and avoid firing at innocent civilians.