Pakistan frees 55 Indian fishermen, 5 civilians as goodwill gesture

Pakistan frees 55 Indian fishermen, 5 civilians as goodwill gesture

Karachi (Agencies): Pakistan on Monday released 55 Indian fishermen and five civilians as a gesture of goodwill.


The Indian fishermen and citizens, arrested in Pakistan, were released from Karachi’s Malir jail.

According to the Edhi Foundation, Rs5,000 was given to the fishermen by the foundation and they will send them to Wagah Border via special buses.

Amid tension with India, Pakistan had announced to release 360 Indian prisoners, including 355 fishermen and five civilians.