SL Navy personnel damage fishing nets of Indian fishermen

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Rameswaram (TN), July 18 (PTI) The Sri Lankan Navy has damaged fishing nets of Indian fishermen who put out to sea last night, association members here alleged on Sunday.

The matter has been reported to the state authorities.

Over 4,000 fishermen in 534 mechanised craft had ventured into the sea on Saturday and were fishing near Katchatheevu when the incident occurred.

Fishermen association representatives P Sesuraja and S Emerit alleged that the Lankan navy personnel damaged fishing nets in 100 boats and rued the recurrence of such incidents.

They wanted the state government to take up the matter with the Centre and ensure a solution. PTI COR SA APR ADMINISTRATOR APR ADMINISTRATOR

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