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Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan navy

Tamil Nadu fishermen

Rameswaram | Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were allegedly chased away by Sri Lankan Naval personnel Saturday for fishing near Katchatheevu islet, a senior fisheries department official said here.

The fishermen had put out to sea this morning in 514 boats and were fishing off the islet when the naval personnel came there in 15 boats and chased them away, Fisheries department Deputy Director Kathawarayan told reporters. They also cut the nets of 15 boats, he said.

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