Pak releases another batch of 100 Indian fishermen

Posted By: Nairita Das
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Karachi, Sep 2 (ANI): Pakistan on Thursday released another batch of 100 Indian fishermen from the Malir jail as part of a move by the authorities to free 442 fishermen, who have completed their prison terms.

According to jail officials, the fishermen were released in the morning to facilitate their travel to Wagah border where they will be handed over to Indian officials, the Dawn reports.

The fishermen were taken into custody for violating the Pakistani territorial waters.

Earlier on August 30, Pakistan had released the first batch of 100 fishermen from Malir jail.

The remaining fishermen will be set free on September 4 and 6 respectively. (ANI)

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