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* Sri Lanka Navy assists repatriation of 36 Indian fishermen
Thu, Jun 12, 2014, 08:12 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 12, Kankasanthurei: Sri Lanka Navy Wednesday escorted 36 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were released from Sri Lankan custody recently, and handed them over to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurei.

Naval Patrol Craft attached to Northernl Naval Command handed over the 36 fishermen to the Indian Coast Guard Ship "Raj Kamal" at the IMBL in the seas off Kankasanthurei on 11th June 2014, the Navy said.

Sri Lankan President as a gesture of goodwill Monday ordered the release of 78 Indian fishermen arrested by the Navy.

The Sri Lankan Navy in two separate incidents on Saturday (June 7th) arrested 82 Indian fishermen for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary line and fishing in the country's waters.

Meanwhile, 51 Indian fishermen released from custody by Sri Lanka have arrived in arrived at Mandapam near Rameswaram on Thursday.

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