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Pakistan released 220 Indian fishermen,“goodwill gesture”

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KARACHI,Pakistan (TNO) Pakistan on Sunday(25th Dec) released 220 Indian fishermen held for trespassing into its territorial waters as a “goodwill gesture” to its nuclear-armed rival India, officials said.“We released 220 Indian fishermen as a goodwill gesture,” Deputy Superintendent of Karachi’s Malir prison Hassan Sehto told AFP, adding that 219 others still remain in Pakistani custody.The freed fishermen are expected to cross over into India on Monday.Indian and Pakistani fishermen are frequently detained for illegal fishing since the Arabian Sea border is not clearly defined and many boats lack the technology to fix their precise location.

 

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