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Puducherry CM meets fishermen injured in Lankan Navy firing

He enquired about their health condition and wished them a speedy recovery.

Published: 18th November 2016 02:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th November 2016 02:34 PM   |  A+A-

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V. Narayanasamy

By PTI

PUDUCHERRY:  Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today called on the two Indian fishermen, who were injured in alleged firing by the Sri Lankan Navy, at the Indira Gandhi Government General Hospital and Research Institute here.

He enquired about their health condition and wished them a speedy recovery. The chief minister was accompanied by Agriculture and Education Minister R Kamalakannan.

R Balamurugan from Karaikal (Puducherry) and A Aravind from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam sustained injuries when the Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly opened fire at their fishing boat yesterday off the Kodiakarai coast, some 200 km from here.

The fishermen were admitted to the government hospital here.

Various political parties, including MDMK and PMK, in Tamil Nadu condemned the firing yesterday claiming that it happened in Indian waters and urged the Centre to take action to prevent recurrence of such incidents.

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