The incident occurred in Chinnamangodu village at the Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh border, police said.
The simmering issue turned violent on Saturday following a clash between the fishermen.

Some huts and boats were allegedly set on fire following which a team of police personnel rushed to the spot, they said.
The crowd attacked police with sharp-edged weapons and five of them, including Additional Deputy Superintendent of Police Stalin, were injured and admitted to a hospital in Chennai for treatment, the police said.

Additional forces have been sent to bring the situation under control.


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