Tamil Nadu fishermen accuse Lankan Navy of damaging their boats

NavyTamil Nadu fishermen have accused the Sri Lanka Navy of damaging seven of their boats.

The Press Trust of India reported that seven boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen were damaged allegedly by Sri Lankan naval personnel off Nedhunthivu in the island nation.

Fisheries Department officials in Tamil Nadu said that the Naval personnel also damaged their nets, warned them against fishing in their territorial waters and chased them away.

About 2,148 fishermen from this hamlet had put out to sea in 537 boats last night. (Colombo Gazette)