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27 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy

The Sri Lankan navy arrested 27 Tamil Nadu fishermen on early Tuesday morning for allegedly poaching off the coast of Neduntheevu. 

The fishermen, from Pudukottai in Tamil Nadu, were taken to Kangesanthurai port along with five boats.

According to the Rameswaram Fishermen Association, over 3000 fishermen were chased away by Sri Lanka navy by opening fire.