KARACHI Indian coastal guards abducted 174 Pakistani fishermen and destroyed their boats after entering Pakistani territorial waters, The Nation has learnt on Tuesday. As many as 180 fishermen went to the sea and only six of them were able to get back home and rest of them were still missing. Pakistans Maritimes Security Agency (MSA) spokesman Muhammad Akhtar said that following the information from the fishermens representative body, Pakistan Fisher Folk Forum, the (MSA) and Pakistan Navy (PN) have started the search for the missing Pak fishermen. Quoting statements of the survivors, PFF official Sami Memon said that 180 Pakistani fishermen on 30 boats, belonging to Jati, District Thatta, were allegedly attacked by the Indian coastal guards while fishing in the Pakistani waters of Kajar Creek between Monday and Tuesday. He said that the boats dispersed and fishermen tried to save their lives when Indian security personnel started indiscriminate firing. As many as six fishermen including Sawanth, Ameen, Sikandar, Ramzan and Nadeem jumped into the sea to save their lives and took cover in a mangroves forest. They reached home and said that the Indian forces entered the Pakistani waters and opened fire on their boasts from a helicopter without any prior warning. They said that their boats were seized by the Indians and later they set the boats on fire. Sami Memon expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of the Pakistans concerned departments. Absence of Pakistans security forces and lack of patrolling and checkposts were the cause of such kind of incidents, he said. He also alleged that the Pakistan security personnel were also deployed in Badin Zero point checkpost but they did nothing in this regard.