Ahmedabad, Feb 3, 2017: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday seized four abandoned Pakistani boats near Sir Creek in Kutch district on the Indo-Pak border during an extensive search operation in the area.
After the seizure, BSF has tightened the security and also beefed up patrolling in the area.
“BSF has seized a Pak fishing boat in the Indian territory of the creek area today. Occupants of the boat have fled to the neighboring country before the boat was spotted. This is the fourth such boat seized by BSF troops during the last three days,” a senior BSF official said.
On Tuesday, BSF seized an abandoned Pakistani fishing boat from Sir Creek, following which, an extensive search operation of creek area has been commenced by the BSF.
At regular intervals, Pakistani fishing boats are found in creek area. Earlier, such abandoned boats were found in Padala Creek and Harami Nala area by the BSF.