Caught in the Net

Trappers trapped

These fishermen, when not out at sea, are busy repairing damaged fishing traps and building new ones at the harbour. Fishing, a popular occupation in Bahrain, has of late been in the news after some fishermen, most of them Indian nationals, were detained in Qatar for straying into that country’s territorial waters.
Though fishing continues throughout the year, shrimping is banned for four months, from the middle of March.

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