The Sri Lankan navy personnel arrested 33 fishermen belonging to Nagapattinam district when they were fishing near Neduntheevu in Sri Lankan waters last night, Fisheries Department sources said.

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The fishermen were arrested and the five boats, in which they were travelling, were also seized, Joint Director, Fisheries Department of Nagapattinam, Subburaj said here. All of them were taken to Kangesanthurai, he said.

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