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Indian fisherman shot dead, FIR against 10 Pakistani soldiers in Gujarat

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Gujarat Police has taken action against Pakistani soldiers who opened fire on Indian fishermen in the Arabian Sea. In this firing, a fisherman from Maharashtra was killed and another was injured. Now the Gujarat Police has registered an FIR against 10 jawans of Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) in connection with the attempt to murder. An official gave this information on Monday.

This FIR has been lodged at Navi Bandar police station in Porbandar district on Sunday night. The case has been registered under sections 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder) and 114 (attendance at the time of offence) of the Indian Penal Code as well as relevant sections of the Arms Act.

According to the FIR, ten unidentified PMSA jawans aboard two different boats are accused of firing at the boats of Indian fishermen. This case is of 4 pm on Saturday, in which 32-year-old Indian fisherman Sridhar Ramesh, a resident of Palghar, Maharashtra, died due to bullet injuries. At the same time, another fisherman named Dilip Solanki has been injured. Dilip Solanki, a resident of Diu, is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Dwarka district of Gujarat. Seven people were on board the fisherman’s boat.

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Earlier, it was clarified from India’s side that New Delhi has taken this matter seriously and now it will be taken up with Pakistan at the diplomatic level. Sources said that the matter is being investigated and more details will be given in the coming time.

According to reports, Ramesh had gone fishing on October 25 along with seven other members on the fishing boat Siren. Five of the seven people on the boat were from Gujarat and two from Maharashtra.

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