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    Fishermen Face Brunt of India Pakistan Tensionsi
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    March 15, 2016 8:23 PM
    Pakistan last week released and sent back to their countries almost 90 Indians, most of them fishermen. But hundreds of Indian and Pakistani fishermen still languish in jails on both sides charged with illegally crossing the border. VOA’s Ayesha Tanzeem reports on the men who sail the Indian Ocean in search of a catch — but who often get caught themselves.

    Fishermen Face Brunt of India Pakistan Tensions

    Published March 15, 2016

    Pakistan last week released and sent back to their countries almost 90 Indians, most of them fishermen. But hundreds of Indian and Pakistani fishermen still languish in jails on both sides charged with illegally crossing the border. VOA’s Ayesha Tanzeem reports on the men who sail the Indian Ocean in search of a catch — but who often get caught themselves.


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