KARACHI - Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) on Thursday claimed that around 500 fishermen had gone missing in the sea. Talking to TheNation, Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) spokesman Sami Memon said 250 boats had gone for fishing from Thatta district to Kajor Creek on June 21 and only 40 boats returned back in the morning. The rest of boats are still missing carrying about 500 fishermen, he claimed. Memon further said that the government had not taken any step to search the missing fishermen. On the other hand, Maritime Security Agency termed the news item as baseless, maintaining that they had contacted deployed units to search the missing fishermen, but no such incident had been reported.