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* Sri Lanka Navy assists the repatriation of 46 Indian fishermen
Fri, Jun 13, 2014, 10:07 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 13, Thalaimannar: Sri Lanka Navy Wednesday escorted 46 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 Thalaimannar.

Naval Patrol Craft attached to North Central Naval Command handed over the 36 fishermen to the Indian Coast Guard Ship "Raj Kamal" at the IMBL in the seas off Thalaimannar on 12th June 2014, the Navy said.

The fishermen detained along with Indian fishing trawler in distress were also handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship.

The Navy earlier assisted the repatriation of 36Tamil Nadu fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody on 11th June.

Sri Lankan President Monday, as a gesture of goodwill, 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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