8 Tamil Nadu fishermen were injured after yet another attack by the Sri Lankan Navy, allegedly taking place off the coast of Talaimannar.
The fishermen alleged that the Sri lankan Navy personnel fired shots in the iar before proceeding to snap nets on at least 5 boats. The fishermen have now returned to Rameswaran and with some admitted into hosiptal.
The attacks come as the Sri Lankan Navy celebrated its 62nd anniversary. On their website they announced that they remained,
"committed to defend the Motherland, being the “Golden Fence around the Nation” with the noble resolve of “Country first” foremost in its mission, fortified with honesty, discipline, loyalty and professionalism."