Indian fishermen rescue Sri Lankan fisherman in Indian waters

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Indian fishermen on Sunday have rescued a Sri Lankan fisherman, found struggling in mid-sea after straying into Indian waters off Rameswaram.

The 37-year-old Sri Lankan fisherman has been handed over to the Tamil Nadu Marine Coastal Group Police in Rameswaram, PTI reported.

Police said Maria Dasan from Pesalai in Mannar district was caught in the rough sea and strayed into Indian waters in his boat off the coast. He was struggling in the sea when the fishermen rescued him.

Another Lankan fisherman Andan, who was in another boat was missing, police said.

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