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Indian Coast Guard apprehends Pakistani boat off Gujarat coast

The Indian Coast Guard today apprehended a Pakistani boat with nine crew members off the Gujarat coast ICGS Samudra Pavak apprehended the boat at about 10.15 AM off Gujarat coast, the Coast Guard said, adding

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Ahmedabad Published on: October 02, 2016 17:00 IST
Indian Coast Guard apprehends Pakistani boat off Gujarat
Indian Coast Guard apprehends Pakistani boat off Gujarat coast

The Indian Coast Guard today apprehended a Pakistani boat with nine crew members off the Gujarat coast

ICGS Samudra Pavak apprehended the boat at about 10.15 AM off Gujarat coast, the Coast Guard said, adding preliminary information indicated those on board were Pakistani fishermen.

"In the prevailing scenario, Coast Guard ship Samudra Pavak apprehended a Pakistani boat with nine crew members," an official statement said.

"Preliminary information indicates the crew to be Pakistani fishermen. However, the boat and the crew members were being escorted to Porbandar for further joint investigation," it added.

Security agencies have been extra cautious in view of the prevailing security scenario following the surgical strike by Indian army on terror camps across the LoC.

Further investigation is on and the apprehended Pakistanis will be quizzed at Porbandar.

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