KARACHI : Nine boats were seized and 22 Indian fishermen have been apprehended by Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) off the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) near Jakhau coast in Gujarat. Ten fishing trawlers and 52 anglers were fishing in deep sea in an attempt to net a good catch near the IMBL when PMSA apprehended these fishermen and seized their boats , Porbandar Boat Association General Secretary Manish Lodhari told PTI.
However, one boat with 30 fisher-folks have been released by the security agency and they are expected to reach Porbandar coast, Lodhari said.
The fishing season began on August 15 last year and this is the fourth incident of Indian anglers being apprehended and their boats being seized off the IMBL by PMSA.