February 16, 2016 10:30 am
Ten Indian fishermen suffered “internal” injuries when Sri Lankan navy personnel allegedly attacked them in the sea near Katchatheevu today, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.
Indian Police have said the fishermen from Rameswaram were attacked with iron rods and ropes while fishing near Katchatheevu.
One of the fishermen, Anthony, who was injured in his fingers, had been admitted to a hospital at Ramanathapuram.
President of the Rameswaram Fishermen’s Association, Sagayam alleged that fishermen on-board nearly 50 boats were driven away by the Lankan personnel. (PTI)