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Sri Lankan Navy arrests 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 11:53

Rameswaram: Thirty-eight fishermen from Kottaipattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy personnel early Tuesday on charges of crossing International Maritime Boundary Line.
The Lankan Navy personnel also seized nine of their boats, "Q" Branch Inspector Kennedy and A Jesuraja, the president of the Fishermen Association, said
While 20 fishermen and four boats from here were taken to Talaimannar, 18 fishermen from Kottaipattinam and their five boats were taken to Jaffna, they said.

First Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 11:53

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