Fisherman killed in firing: India will take up this issue diplomatically with Pakistan

A fisherman from Palghar, Maharashtra, was killed and another wounded in the high seas off the Gujarat coast after personnel of Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency allegedly opened fire at an Indian fishing boat in the Arabian Sea, official sources said on Sunday.

“We have taken serious note of this incident. We are going to take up this issue diplomatically with the Pakistan side,” a government source said in New Delhi on Sunday.

The fisherman who was killed has been identified as Shridhar Chamre, a 32-year-old from Vadrai village in Palghar district.

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