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Pakistan frees 86 Indian fishermen


Islamabad : Pakistan today released 86 Indian fishermen, who were held for trespassing into its territorial waters officials said.

“We released 86 more Indian fishermen today,” the Express Tribune quoted Karachi’s Malir Prison Superintendent Raja Mumtaz as saying.

Mumtaz added that 363 Indian fishermen still remain in Pakistani custody.

This is the second batch of Indian fishermen released this month.

Pakistan had on March 6 released 86 fishermen and a civilian prisoner.

The released fisherman from Landhi Jail in Karachi will reach Lahore on Monday and will be handed over at the Wagah border. (ANI)

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