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Pakistan Detains 31 Indian Fishermen In Arabian Sea

Pakistan's Maritime Security Agency has said that it has detained 31 Indian fishermen and seized their 14 boats for fishing in Pakistan's territorial waters in the Arabian Sea.
The agency said in a statement that the Indian citizens were detained during routine patrols on January 21 and handed over to the custody of Pakistani police for questioning.
Earlier this month Pakistan freed 179 Indian fishermen who were imprisoned for violating territorial waters and had completed their sentences. Another 360 Indian prisoners, mostly fishermen, remain in Pakistani prisons.
India and Pakistan have fought three wars since the subcontinent was partitioned in 1947.

Relations are plagued by border and resource disputes and accusations of Pakistani militant activity against India.
compiled from agency reports

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