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13 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan navy

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Press Trust of India Rameswaram
Thirteen fishermen from Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu, fishing at Nedunthivu near a coast in Sri Lanka, were arrested by the navy of the island nation on Saturday.
The naval personnel made the arrest on the charge of fishing in foreign waters.
According to the assistant director of Fisheries Kumaresan, the Lankan naval men took the fishermen and their three mechanised boats and lodged them in Kangesanthurai in Jaffna.

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First Published: Dec 28 2019 | 9:35 PM IST

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