When Borye Kime crept back into the fishing town of Baga in northeast Nigeria in the early hours of Monday, a weak moon shone on a grisly sight. "It is corpses everywhere," he told AFP.
A fisherman was injured as Coast Guard personnel opened fire at a group of trawlers which had sneaked into Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Odisha's Kendrapara district, the police said today.
Puducherry: A fisherman and his wife were killed while their two children were among three injured in a wall collapse today in a coastal village near here, police said.
A 45-year-old fisherman, who was fishing in River Matla in the Sunderbans along with four of his mates, was killed by a tiger, a Forest official said today.
A 32-year-old fisherman, Karthikeyan, from the Tirupalikdi village in Tamil Nadu, was allegedly shot dead on Monday by the Qatar security forces while fishing in waters off the coast of Bahrain.
India and Sri Lanka today stressed on streamlining procedures for the relase and repatriation of fishermen apprehended by the maritime forces of the two countries while fishing in each other`s waters.
South Korea said today it had granted a defection request from a North Korean fisherman rescued a week ago by the coastguard, in a move guaranteed to anger Pyongyang.
South Korea on Tuesday repatriated a North Korean fisherman but rejected Pyongyang`s demands to return two others picked up by the coastguard at the weekend.
A 47-year-old Indian fisherman has been shot dead on board a vessel during an armed robbery by pirates near Bahrain`s sea border.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has ordered the release of all Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody as a goodwill measure to mark the swearing-in of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi.
The Tamil Nadu government said it will approach the Indian embassy in Bahrain to bring back the body of a fisherman, allegedly shot dead by pirates recently.
Nine Chinese fishermen, arrested by the Philippines police May 6, were Monday formally charged with poaching endangered species in Philippine waters.
Chinese coast guard vessels repeatedly blocked or chased Filipino and Vietnamese fishermen from a disputed shoal where they previously had only tried to block military supply runs, a Philippine marine officer said today.
The fisherman, who had died in Karachi jail in Pakistan in December, was cremated at his native village Garal in Una taluka of Junagadh district on Sunday.
The body of an Indian fisherman who died in a Pakistani jail last year is expected to be sent home on Saturday, officials said on Friday.
A fisherman was injured and a boat damaged when Sri Lankan navalmen allegedly attacked some local fishermen who were fishing near Katchatheevu, an islet in the Palk Strait, officials said on Tuesday.
Sixty six Tamil Nadu fishermen set free by a Sri lankan court after being arrested recently by the island navy, arrived here today with the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) repatriating them.
Over 435 fishermen, believed to be Indian nationals, are in custody of Pakistan while another 128 are in Sri Lankan jails, the government said on Thursday.
Pakistan said the arrest of a Pakistani fishermen by the Border Security Force off Gujarat can "vitiate the atmosphere" of talks with India.
The Sri Lankan government on Friday reached out to fishermen community of Tamil Nadu.
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