Indian BSF forcibly take away five Pakistani fishermen from Pakistani waters


THATTA: Indian Border Security Forces (IBSF) stormed into Harami Dhoro Creek along coastal town of Jati in Sujawal district, resorted to intense firing, and took away five fishermen, seized their catch and 17 fishing boats and other valuables in two incidents on Wednesday and Friday.

Confirming the news, the chairman of the Pakistan Fisher Folk Forum (PFFF), Syed Muhammad Ali Shah, said that 29 fishermen had been missing since Indian security forces’ incursion into Pakistan’s waters as they had jumped into sea to save their lives.

Noor Muhammad Themore, an office-bearer of the PFFF, said that despite hectic efforts by relatives, well-wishers and PFFF activists, whereabouts of the missing fishermen were still unknown.

The five fishermen taken away by Indian forces were identified as Abid, Manzoor, Saddam Hussain, Gul Muhammad and Umeed Ali.

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