BSF seizes Pakistani boat in Pathankot

Indian Coast Guard , Gujarat coast , Pathankot sector, International Border, Punjab's Pathankot , Pakistani boat, BSF troops, River Ravi,

Amid heightened vigil, an empty Pakistani boat has been seized by BSF troops from River Ravi in Punjab’s Pathankot sector.

“We have captured a Pakistani boat which had washed away to this side in River Ravi along the International Border (IB) in Pathankot sector“, a senior BSF officer said.

He said it was an empty boat.

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The boat was probably washed away due to rising water level in River Ravi in Pathankot sector, he said.

The seizure comes at a time when there is heightened vigil due to increasing tension between India and Pakistan.

The seizure comes two days after a Pakistani boat with nine crew members was apprehended off the Gujarat coast by the Indian Coast Guard on October 2.

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Coast Guard Ship ‘Samudra Pavak’ apprehended the Pakistani boat having nine crew members off Gujarat coast during patrolling.


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