43 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel after clash

As many as 43 Indian fishermen were on Thursday arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel while fishing in Nedunchivu and Mullaithivu areas off the island nation

hidden February 27, 2015 08:31:56 IST
43 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel after clash

Rameswaram (TN): As many as 43 Indian fishermen were on Thursday arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel while fishing in Nedunchivu and Mullaithivu areas off the island nation, officials said.

43 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel after clash

Representational image. Reuters

The naval personnel came there on being informed by Sri Lankan fishermen that two of them had been injured in a clash with the Indian fishermen, Joint Director of fisheries (Karaikal) Ilayaperumal, and Kennedy, 'Q' branch inspector of Ramanthapuram, said.

While the 43 fishermen and their six boats were taken to Karainagar naval camp, the injured Sri Lankan fishermen were
taken to Jaffna, they said.

PTI

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