India Sri Lanka: According to the Sri Lankan Navy, the operation took place in the sea north of Talaimannar. Indian fishermen were fishing in the sea off the border of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Indian fishermen In the last few years, the issue of fishermen has been a stumbling block in India-Sri Lanka relations. The Indian fishermen have been arrested for illegally fishing in their territorial waters and two of their boats have been seized. This information was given in an official statement on Sunday.
According to the Sri Lankan navy, the operation took place in the sea north of Talaimannar. Indian fishermen were fishing in the sea off the border of Sri Lanka. After realizing this, the action was taken late at night on 12th February. Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan navy also seized two Indian fishing boats.
The third action of the month:
The Sri Lankan navy has arrested Indian fishermen in its waters for the third time this month. Earlier, on February 8, the navy arrested 11 Indian fishermen for fishing in Sri Lankan waters and seized three of their fishing boats. Earlier, the Sri Lankan navy had arrested 21 Indian fishermen in February.
The issue of fishermen is a stumbling block in the relations between India and Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan navy has reportedly opened fire on Indian fishermen in the Palak Strait and confiscated their boats. The Palak Strait is a narrow strip of water between Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu. The area is rich in fish so fishermen from both countries flock here for fishing.