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Sri Lankan navy attack TN fishermen

Some fishermen were attacked near the international martime boundary line, allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy personnel who threw stones at their boats damaging about 50 of them, officials said on Tuesday.

india Updated: Apr 03, 2012 13:04 IST

Some fishermen were attacked near the international martime boundary line, allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy personnel 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 on Monday but returned without fishing, P.Sesuraja, Tamil Nadu fishermen Association Secretary, said.