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Apr 27, 2012 at 05:48pm IST

Pak Marines fire at Indian fishermen, 1 injured

Ahmedabad: Pakistani Marines allegedly open fire on Indian fishermen near International Maritime Boundary Line. One fisherman has been badly injured in the firing.

The Indian fishermen were on board the boat Sagar Suraj.

The incident happened off the coast of Jakhau, which is close to the Gujarat coastline.

There have been incidences in the area of fishermen being taken into custody in the past for trespassing. However, fishermen being shot at was a serious matter and the coastguards were looking into it.