Tamil Nadu fishermen detained by Sri Lankan navy

Rameswaram:  Sri Lankan naval personnel detained an unspecified number of fishermen from Rameswaram along with their ten boats near the Lankan territory on Saturday.

The fishermen were detained when they were fishing near Talaimannar, police said.

It was not immediately known how many fishermen were in the boats, though normally four go in a boat, they said.

A total of 734 boats put out to sea from here this morning and of this about 60 had gone as far as Talaimannar in search of fish and of them ten had been detained, police said.

Story First Published: July 07, 2013 14:38 IST

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