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* Sri Lankan Navy accused of sinking Tamil Nadu fishermen's boat, arrests four
Thu, Nov 29, 2018, 09:17 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 29, Colombo: Fishermen from Tamil Nadu have accused the Sri Lankan navy personnel of sinking one of their boats and chasing them away when they were fishing in the territorial waters of the island nation Wednesday.

According to a PTI report, the Sri Lankan Navy allegedly sunk a boat belonging to fishermen hailing from Rameswaram, while they were fishing near Katchatheevu and arrested four of them, the police said Thursday.

The naval personnel chased the fishermen away and allegedly rammed their vessel into the fishermen's late Wednesday night and took four of them away to the island nation, they said.

The personnel damaged the fishing nets and took away the GPS equipment, police added.

 

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