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20 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by SL Navy

The Sri Lankan Navy arrested 20 fishermen off the coast of Thalai Mannar on Saturday, reports The Hindu.

The Sri Lankan Navy spokesperson, Commander Kosala Warnakulasooriya accused the fishermen of trespassing into Sri Lankan waters.

Sixty-five Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested last week by the Sri Lankan Navy.

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