Sri Lankan navy clashes with Indian fishermen, arrests 21


COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s naval force on Tuesday said it had captured 21 Indian anglers after a showdown with two fishing boats poaching in the island’s regional waters.

A quick assault make was harmed in the conflicts on Monday night, the naval force said in an assertion, without giving further subtleties.

“As the Indian fishing boats were endeavoring to dodge maritime units with their forceful moves, they additionally made harms the SLN Fast Attack Craft,” the assertion said.

It didn’t say assuming there were setbacks, however said the naval force held onto gear utilized by the Indians for “base fishing”, a fishing strategy prohibited in Sri Lanka that catches sea animals on the sea depths.

Indian anglers are known to wander into Sri Lankan waters along the Palk Strait, a restricted portion of ocean isolating the two South Asian neighbors in the Indian Ocean.

Last week, a Sri Lankan court liberated 56 Indian anglers who had dealt with poaching indictments, however held their boats.

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