Pakistan hands over 200 Indian fishermen at Attari-Wagah border

Updated: Jun 3 2023 10:47AM

Amritsar, Jun 3 (PTI) Pakistan has released 200 Indian fishermen, who were handed over to BSF authorities at the Joint Check Post at the Attari-Wagah border here, an official said on Saturday.

All the fishermen crossed over to India around 1 am through the land transit route of the Attari-Wagah border using 'Emergency Travel Certificate' issued by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, the official said.

The fishermen were held after their boats allegedly slipped into Pakistan through territorial waters in the Arabian sea.