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Coast Guard put on alert after 2 suspicious Pak boats on way to India

Intelligence report says two suspicious Pakistani boats are on their way either to Gujarat or Maharashtra coast

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Publish Date: Oct 3 2016 5:10PM | Updated Date: Oct 3 2016 5:10PM

Coast Guard put on alert after 2 suspicious Pak boats on way to India

Amid growing Indo-Pak tension along LoC, India's Multi-Agency Centre (MAC) has issued warning to many states including Gujarat and Maharashtra.

 

The Multi-Agency Centre has warned the states about suspicious movement of two boats from Pakistan's Karachi to Gujarat and Maharashtra.

 

Noteworthy, a Pakistan boat was seized off Gujarat coast on Sunday. Also, nine sailors were by the authorities. Indian Coast Guard ship 'Samudra Pavak' had apprehended this Pakistani boat off Gujarat coast.

 

Coast Guard officials apprehended the crew members travelling in the boat as soon as it entered in Indian waters around 10.15 AM on Sunday.

 

The apprehended Pakistani boat was taken to Porbandar for further investigation.

 

According to an official statement, "In the wake of prevailing scenario, Coast Guard ship Samudra Pavak apprehended a Pakistani boat with nine crew members."