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Iranian boat carrying heroin worth over Rs 150 cr seized off Gujarat coast

An Iranian boat carrying 30 kg of heroin worth over Rs 150 crore in the international market was apprehended by the Indian Coast Guard off the Gujarat coast in a joint operation with Gujarat Police’s Anti-terrorist Squad. Notably, the Gujarat coast has become a preferred route for the smuggling of drugs from Pakistan or Iran...

Coast guard rescues 12 people from sinking ship off Gujarat coast

The Indian Coast Guard on Sunday informed that it has rescued 12 crew members of a cargo ship ‘MSV Krishna Sudama’ that was sinking in the Arabian Sea around 18 km off the Gujarat coast. The cargo vessel was carrying 905 tonnes of rice and sugar to Djibouti in Africa. It has ventured on the...

Fishermen in Gujarat asked to stay alert to foil infiltration attempt

After receiving input from the Indian Coast Guard about possible infiltration attempts, fishermen operating along the state’s coastline have been asked to stay alert and inform the authorities about any suspicious person or boat. The Porbandar office of assistant director of fisheries has written a letter to the fishermen association sharing the input with them....