Attari (Amritsar), Dec 29 (PTI) A total of 145 Indian fishermen today crossed the Attari border into the country after Pakistani authorities released them from jail. Also Read - Elderly Woman on board Amritsar-Kolkata Flight Suffers Heart Attack Mid-air, Dies

All the fishermen crossed over to India this evening through the land transit route of Wagah/Attari border on the basis of ‘Emergency Travel Certificate’ issued by the Indian High Commission based in Islamabad. Also Read - Amritsar-Jamnagar Expressway to Connect 3 Big Refineries | Here's All You Need to Know About the Six-lane Highway

The Indian fishermen were arrested in March this year when their boats strayed into Pakistani waters in the Arabian sea. Also Read - 355th Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Today | Know All About The 10th Guru of Sikhs, His Teachings Here

Immediately after the repatriation, medical examination of all fishermen was conducted by a team of Indian doctors.

Some of the released fishermen said it was very difficult to identify the territorial boundary during fishing in the Arabian sea.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.