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Navy arrests 78 Australia-bound boatpeople

Navy arrests 78 Australia-bound boatpeople

A group of 78 Sri Lankan nationals attempting to illegally sail to Australia by boat were intercepted by Navy personnel in the sea area around 65 nautical miles off Kirinda in the wee hours today, the navy spokesman said. MORE..

June 26, 2015  02:38 pm|

Navy denies allegations of shooting Indian fishermen

Navy denies allegations of shooting Indian fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday denied allegations that it had shot Indian fishermen who had illegally strayed into local waters and said such an action would be taken only as their final resort. MORE..

May 1, 2015  12:18 am|

37 Indian fishermen, 5 boats arrested

37 Indian fishermen, 5 boats arrested

Sri Lanka Navy personnel have arrested 37 Indian fishermen along with their 5 boats for engaging in poaching activities in Sri Lankan waters. MORE..

April 4, 2015  12:25 pm|

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