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Indian Fishermen Attacked Allegedly By Lanka Navy Over Trespass, 1 Hurt

The injured fisherman is from Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram. (Representational)

Chennai:

A bunch of Indian fishermen have been attacked allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy personnel for allegedly trespassing into the island nation’s territorial waters.

One of the fishermen has been injured.

The fishermen have denied that they trespassed into Lankan waters. Stones have been allegedly thrown and their nets have been torn.

Authorities mentioned there isn’t a formal grievance but and that they’re investigating the incident.

The injured fisherman is from Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram.

Tamil Nadu has up to now raised with the centre the problem of harassment of fishermen from the state by Lankan authorities and has urged New Delhi to do extra to place an finish to harassment of Indian fishermen who could cross over into territorial waters within the Indian Ocean.

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