Indian fisherman killed by ‘Pakistani navy’s firing’


Pakistani navy on Friday killed an Indian fisherman off the Gujarat coast.

According to reports, Pakistani forces opened fire at two Indian boats named Premraj and Ramraj in the Arabian sea. The fisherman killed has been identified as Bhatti Iqbal Abdul.

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Coastguard ship has reportedly rushed to spot and has launched a probe into the incident.

The ministry of external affairs is expected to issue a statement on this issue of killing an Indian.

BJP leader and the former home secretary, RK Singh, told news agency ANI that this was ‘uuterly wrong.’

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He said, “This is very wrong. The incident of firing at our fishermen is first as far as my memory goes.”

BJP’s Pon Radhakrishnan too condemned the attack. He said, “I condemn Pak Govt. for killing Indian fisherman. If a fisherman enters in their territory then he should be directed to Indian waters.”

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More details are awaited.


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