Pakistan released 63 Indian Fishermen with their seven boats after Indian coast guard saved the Pakistani marine commandos and handed them to Pakistani authority.
According to report in Times Of India, Pakistani Boat with six marine commandos collide with Indian fishing boat, Mahenoor, near Jakhau coast on Sunday night.
The incident took place around 10 nautical miles on the Indian side of the international maritime boundary line(IMBL).
Indian Sailors rescued two commandos while ICG ship ‘Arinjay’ recovered bodies of three others who had drowned. Indian Coast Guard and Indian Navy handed over the two rescued commandos and bodies of three others to the Pakistani authorities.
Responding with kind gesture Pakistan Marine Security Agency(PMSA) released 63 Indian fishermen with their seven boats.
Quoting it’s sources, the TOI report said that a fleet of Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) boats rushed in Indian water when seven fishing boats are busy fishing about 70 nautical miles from Jhakhau coast. The PMSA Boats covered the Indian boats and escorted them towards Karachi coast. But one Indian boat broke down and collided with one of the small fast boats of PMSA which was carrying six Pakistani marine commandos. The PMSA Boat was destroyed but two of its commandos were saved by ICG and Indian Navy.
According to the TOI report, regarding missing marine commandos Indian Coast Guard issued an alert to the Gujarat Marine Police.