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Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight Tamil Nadu fishermen

Eight fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on charges of fishing in the island nation’s territorial waters.

india Updated: Jul 06, 2017 10:22 IST
The navy personnel also seized two boats of the fishermen belonging to Kottaipattinam in Pudukottai district on Wednesday night.
The navy personnel also seized two boats of the fishermen belonging to Kottaipattinam in Pudukottai district on Wednesday night.(File Photo)

Eight fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on charges of fishing in the island nation’s territorial waters.

The navy personnel also seized two boats of the fishermen belonging to Kottaipattinam in Pudukottai district late Wednesday night, Fisheries Department Assistant Director Chandrasekhar said on Thursday.

All the fishermen were taken to Kagesanthurai, he said.

In another incident, a boat sunk off Neduntheevu coast and the four fishermen in it were rescued by fishermen in another boat and brought to the shore here early today, he said.