Five Indian fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan Navy

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Rameswaram (TN), Jun 28: Five Indian fishermen were attacked allegedly by Sri Lankan naval men off Talaimanar and Kottamannar areas, fisheries department officials said.

The Sri Lankan naval personnel purportedly damaged their boats and also took away their fish catch, GPS sets, walkie talkies and mobile phones, they said.

The five were part of about 120 fishermen who had put out to sea last night in 30 boats, the officials said, adding, the naval personnel also warned them not to come near Talaimanar.

PTI

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