19 October 2012
Fourteen Tamil Indian fishermen were attacked yet again by the Sri Lankan Navy off Kodiakkarai on October the 17th.
According to the Hindu, fishermen set off in two boats from Nagapattinam and were confronted by Sri Lankan naval craft which “opened fire” damaging boats and leaving three fishermen severely injured. The Sri Lankan navy also threw nets and GPS equipment belonging to the fishermen into the sea and are then accused of beating them.
The severely injured fishermen received treatment at the Nagapattinam government hospital.
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