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Sri Lankan Navy arrests 17 Indian fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday arrested 17 Indian fishermen on charges of poaching.

Three trawlers used by them were also seized, according to Sri Lankan Navy sources.

The arrests were made north off Thalaimannar and the fishermen were handed over to the Fisheries Department in Mannar for further action, Sri Lankan Navy sources said.


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