Pakistan rejects reports of boat interception off Gujarat

January 5, 2015 10:04 AM

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Pakistan rejects reports of boat interception off Gujarat

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday rejected reports that a Pakistani fishing boat said to be carrying explosives was intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard off the coast of Gujarat and the vessel exploded before sinking along with four occupants.

Foreign Office Spokesman Tasnim Aslam categorically denied the reports which said that the incident occurred on the night between December 31 and January 1, some 365 km off the coast of Porbander, generating strong speculation that it was reminiscent of the 2008 Mumbai terror strikes.

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