Kutch: Two Pakistani nationals have been apprehended from near the Sir Creek area in west coast of the district adjoining the international border for illegally entering Indian territory, Border Security Force (BSF) officials said on Monday.

The two men identified as Hasan and Liyakat, both in their early thirties, had entered five kilometres into Indian territory on Sunday, before they were apprehended by the BSF unit patrolling the region, they said.

According to BSF officials, the duo, who claim to be from Thatta region of Sindh province of Pakistan, had come for fishing in a boat, which dropped them off and went back.

They have been taken to a primary health centre at Dayapar for health check-up from where they would be taken to the joint interrogation centre in Bhuj for questioning by various intelligence agencies, they added.