GPS, fish detection equipment in boat destroyed by SL Navy

A GPS and fish detection equipment in a boat with six fishermen on it were allegedly destroyed on Thursday by Sri Lankan naval personnel in the Gulf of Mannar, officials said.

Rameswaram: A GPS and fish detection equipment in a boat with six fishermen on it were allegedly destroyed on Thursday by Sri Lankan naval personnel in the Gulf of Mannar, officials said.

The fishermen were part of a group of 3,000 who had set sail from this coastal town late last night, they said adding that the others were not questioned by the naval personnel.

The naval men were clearing Katchateevu islet for celebration of the annual St Anthony church festival.

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