Iran releases 25 Indian fishermen, repatriates them to Bahrain | india-news | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Sep 20, 2017-Wednesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Iran releases 25 Indian fishermen, repatriates them to Bahrain

Sushma Swaraj tweeted that 25 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu were released by Iran.

india Updated: Jun 09, 2017 14:58 IST
Union minister Sushma Swaraj said 25 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were detained by Iranian Coast Guards since March were released.
Union minister Sushma Swaraj said 25 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were detained by Iranian Coast Guards since March were released.(AP Photo/ Representative image)

Iran released 25 Indian fishermen, who were detained with their Bahraini boats since March, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said.

The fishermen, hailing from Tamil Nadu, have been repatriated to Bahrain.

“I am happy to inform that 25 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were detained by Iranian Coast Guards since March 2017 with 5 Bahraini boats have been released and repatriated to Bahrain,” Swaraj tweeted Thursday night..