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Monday, April 15, 2013 - 9.05 GMT
SLN denies arresting 9 Indian fishermen


The Sri Lankan Navy denied Indian media reports which said that the Navy had arrested nine Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu.

"We have not arrested any Indian fishermen anywhere", Navy spokesman Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya, has told media.

Indian media reports said that nine fishermen from Pudukottai district in Tamil Nadu had been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing mid-sea.




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