Chinese Navy involved in attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen - FMOA

[TamilNet, Monday, 02 November 2009, 10:59 GMT]
Fishing Motorboat Owners Association (FMOA) in Tamil Nadu publicly informed Sunday that Chinese Navy men had attacked fishermen from Tamil Nadu fishing on the maritime boundary between Sri Lanka and South India. According to the statements of Tamil Nadu fishermen who were attacked on the sea a few days ago, there were eight Chinese navy soldiers and two Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) men in the boat which attacked them, FMOA said. The media in India had given much publicity to the presence of Chinese Navy soldiers on Indian sea.

The fishermen who had been attacked are certain that Chinese Navy men had attacked them, FMOA said.

These attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen continue in the seas of Raamesvarm and adjoining areas.

It is confirmed that SLN and Chinese navy jointly engage in patrolling the seas between Sri Lanka and India, FMOA sources added.

 

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