4 TN fishermen rescued after boat mishap, detained by Lankan Navy

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen were rescued and detained by the Sri Lankan Navy while struggling in the sea near Katchatheevu islet after their boat was destroyed on hitting a rock, a fishermen association leader said on Sunday. Continue Reading

Over 4,000 Tamil fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy

The fishermen from this island town who put out to sea in over 590 mechanised boats on Saturday were catching fish near Neduntheevu when the Lankan navy men came to the spot and drove them away, Rameswaram Fishermen Association president P Sesuraja said. Continue Reading