Sri Lankan Navy attacks Indian fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 12:57

Rameswaram (TN): Fishermen from this island were
attacked near the international maritime boundary line,
allegedly by Sri Lankan navalmen who threw stones at their
boats damaging about 50 of them, officials said on Tuesday.

Officials quoting fishermen said the Lankan Navy personnel
started flashing torches and warned them against entering
their territory and allegedly attacked the boats.

The fishermen had put out to sea yesterday but
returned without fishing, P Sesuraja, Tamil Nadu fishermen
Association Secretary, said.


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First Published: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 12:57

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