Ramanathapuram: In yet another instance of mid-sea confrontation reported on Sunday, the Sri Lankan Navy allegedly chased away a group of fishermen and took away a mobile phone from one of them.
The Indian fishing boats, which set out on Saturday, were surrounded by the Lankan Navy while they were netting mid-sea.
The Navy personnel allegedly chased away some of the boats and snatched a cellphone belonging to Adimai, a local resident.
The Lankan Navy personnel also slapped some of the fishermen, accusing them of trespassing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL), it has been alleged....more
01:01 PM, Sep 10, 2012
Ahmedabad: Pakistani Marines allegedly open fire on Indian fishermen near International Maritime Boundary Line. One fisherman has been badly injured in the firing. The Indian fishermen were on board the boat Sagar Suraj. The incident happened off the coast of Jakhau, which is close to the Gujarat coastline. There have been incidences in the area of fishermen being taken into custody in the past for trespassing. However, fishermen being shot...
05:34 PM, Apr 27, 2012
Rameswaram: Twenty-two Tamil fishermen and their five boats were taken into custody by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) off Arichalmunai in this island early on Sunday, police said. The Lankan naval men alleged that the fishermen had crossed the IMBL while fishing, official sources said. Though two more boats were missing, it was not immediately known whether these had also...
12:04 PM, Feb 26, 2012