Ahmedabad, Dec 14 (PTI) The Border Security Force on Friday seized an abandoned Pakistani fishing boat from Harami Nallah in Sir Creek area off Gujarat's Kutch coast, said an official.
The seizure of the single-engined wooden fishing boat was made at around 1:30 pm and a check of the vessel and the vicinity had not thrown up anything suspicious as yet, a BSF statement informed on Saturday.
There were an icebox and five jerry cans onboard, it added.
"On December 13, at about 1330 hours, Border Security Force, while patrolling in Harami Nallah area, seized one single engine fitted wooden Pakistani fishing boat. A thorough search operation of the area has been launched and it is still underway. Till now nothing suspicious has been recovered from the area," it said.
Harami Nallah is a sluggish, shallow channel in the Sir Creek area, a 96-kilometer water strip that separates Kutch from Pakistan's Sindh province.