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Tamil Nadu: Second set of fishermen from Rameshwaram leave for Sri Lanka to retrieve captured boats

A delegation of 32 fishermen left for Sri Lanka’s Mannar to retrieve the boats captured by their Navy. 

Published: 30th September 2017 12:25 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th September 2017 01:14 PM   |  A+A-

32 Indian fishermen leave for Sri Lanka to bring back Indian fishing boats being released by Sri Lankan Navy | Twitter/ANI

By ANI

RAMESWARAM: A delegation of 32 fishermen on Saturday left for Sri Lanka’s Mannar to retrieve the boats captured by their Navy. 

This is the second batch of Indian fishermen delegation leaving for Sri Lanka.

Earlier on Wednesday, a batch of 53 fishermen, along with seven boats, left for Sri Lanka to retrieve the boats, which are expected to return back by tonight.

The Sri Lankan navy apprehended 12 boats, out of which six belonged to Tamil Nadu and six belonged to Puducherry. The Sri Lankan Navy has agreed to release seven boats of the apprehended.



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