Pakistan boat with nine on board intercepted off Porbandar coast

Coast Guard ship Samudra Pavak apprehended the Pakistani boat with nine crew on board at 10:15 AM while it was operating near International Maritime Boundary Line off Gujarat coast on Sunday

Written by Gopal B Kateshiya | Porbandar | Updated: October 4, 2016 6:02 pm

With Gujarat on high alert after the Indian Army carried out surgical strikes against terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, the Indian Coast Guard intercepted a Pakistani boat off the Porbandar coast Sunday. The boat and its nine occupants were being taken to shore for investigation.

Coast Guard ship Samudra Pavak apprehended the Pakistani boat with nine crew on board at 10.15 am Sunday while it was operating near the International Maritime Boundary Line off the Gujarat coast, an official release stated.

Sources said it was a Pakistani fishing boat. “The boat, along with its 9 crew members, is currently being escorted to Porbandar for rummaging/joint investigation,” the Coast Guard said.

Last Thursday, the Indian Army announced it had struck terror launch pads along the Line of Control in J&K, ten days after a terror strike on an Army camp in Uri. Since then, security forces and intelligence agencies have been on high alert.

The Coast Guard said their personnel have been patrolling Indian territorial waters round-the-clock since the surgical strikes. Sensitive sea areas off the Gujarat coast were being “sanitised” and surveillance had been stepped up.

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    ASHOKA
    Oct 3, 2016 at 2:28 am
    they have send a trail to see how we are processing our INDIAN ARMY BATALION
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      garan
      Oct 3, 2016 at 8:13 am
      Give them briyani and send them
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        Ashok Mazumdar
        Oct 3, 2016 at 1:27 am
        Did they come to Attack Gujarat ?
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          Raj
          Oct 3, 2016 at 7:27 am
          Lets get our soldier and another ex navy guy in stan custody released before we let these nine go anywhere.
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            Neeraj Mohan
            Oct 2, 2016 at 1:55 pm
            All terrorists are stani. Since you are a hardcore stani that is why you are suffering.
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              rajendra bansal
              Oct 2, 2016 at 3:24 pm
              Treat them as pows
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                Ramachandra Rao Pedaparthi
                Oct 2, 2016 at 4:24 pm
                stan might have sent them as a (trail) pilot to test whether it would be safe to send terrorists via sea. If they are not apprehended, then it could send the later team. Be careful my dear Coast Guard personnel against any misadventures by a rogue country.
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                  tamilselvan
                  Oct 2, 2016 at 4:08 pm
                  WE SHOULD SEND THEM TO HEAVEN FAST, AS 27 VIRGIND ARE WAIYING FOR EACH OF THEM
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