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Sri Lanka releases Indian fisherman after son's death

IANS  |  New Delhi 

has secured the release of a fisherman, whose son died earlier this week, from Sri Lanka, the said on Saturday.

"Responding to a request for the release of a in Sri Lankan custody, whose son passed away on February 7, we took up the matter with Sri Lankan authorities," the ministry said in a statement.

"He has been released and returning to shortly," it said.According to the ministry, the release of more than 100 other is in process.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 22:56 IST
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