NEW DELHI: India on Monday summoned a senior diplomat from the High Commission of Pakistan to lodge a strong protest on the incident of unprovoked firing at Indian fishermen by Pakistan side, according to official sources.
Pakistani Maritime Security Agency resorted to unprovoked firing on an Indian fishing boat ‘Jalpari’ on November 6, 2021 in the Arabian Sea that resulted in the death of the Indian national and injury to another.
India condemned this deplorable action by Pakistani agency which it said is in contravention to all established international practices and bilateral understandings.
“A senior diplomat from the High Commission of Pakistan was summoned by MEA today and a strong protest was lodged on the incident of unprovoked firing at Indian fishermen by Pakistan side,” said a source.
India asked the authorities in Pakistan to consider the issue of fishermen as a humanitarian and livelihood matter.
Government of Pakistan was also called upon to conduct an inquiry into the incident and to instruct its forces to refrain from such acts of unprovoked firing.




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