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Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight fishermen from TN

The fishermen are arrested for allegedly entering into Sri Lankan territorial waters.

Published: 24th June 2017 12:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th June 2017 12:23 PM   |  A+A-

NAGAPATTANAM:At least eight fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam in the late hours of Friday for allegedly entering into Sri Lankan territorial waters.

The navy also seized one boat used by the fishermen near Paruthithurai at the Bay of Bengal Sea.

Earlier on June 22, the Lankan Navy arrested four Tamil Nadu fishermen for allegedly fishing in Sri Lanka's territorial waters.

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