??Srilankan Navy Attacks Indian Fishermen | Viral Video | Rameshwaram
Fishermen from Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu have alleged that they were attacked at sea by Sri Lankan Navy personnel and that an injured fisherman had received six stitches for an injury on his forehead, temple. Leaders representing the fishermen denied that their group had crossed into Sri Lankan waters and said that they were fishing between Dhanushkodi and Katchatheevu islands. he Sri Lankan navy allegedly destroyed the fishing nets in around 60 boats for allegedly venturing into the Sri Lankan waters. They also threw glass bottles and stones at the fishermen. Suresh, a 35-year-old fisherman from Thangachimadam got hurt as well in the attack. The video that went viral on social media shows a mechanised boat parallel to the ones with the fishermen. A man from the mechanised boat is seen throwing something at the fishermen’s boat and the other man watching it happen. It has become a routine thing for them to cut our fishing nets and attack us when we go out fishing. Suresh, who was injured in Monday’s attack had to receive three stitches on his head and is recovering. The Sri Lankan authorities allegedly damaged fishing nets belonging to around 60 boats, causing a damage of Rs 50,000 to Rs 2 lakh per boat.