28 TN fishermen injured in "attack" by Sri Lankan Navy

Last Updated: Sunday, April 11, 2010 - 13:17

Rameswaram: Twenty eight fishermen
from Tamil Nadu were injured when they were attacked allegedly
by Sri Lankan Naval personnel while fishing near Katchatheevu
late Saturday night.

Three persons suffered serious injuries as they were
beaten up badly, official sources and local fishermen`s
association functionary Anthony Raj said today.

They said the incident occurred around midnight when
the men were fishing near Katchatheevu, an islet ceded to Sri
Lanka by India.

Their fishing nets were damaged and diesel cans thrown
into the sea, they said.

The three seriously injured fishermen had been
admitted to the Government Hospital here today.


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First Published: Sunday, April 11, 2010 - 13:17

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