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India and Sri Lanka release captive fisherman

Tensions linger between neighbouring nations over fishing rights and territorial waters.

Last updated: 21 Jan 2014 11:52
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India and Sri Lanka have released more than 100 fishermen who were imprisoned in each other’s jails for trespassing a maritime boundary.

Fishing in the Palk Strait, a body of water that separates the two countries has been a long running dispute between the two neighbours.

Al Jazeera's Nidhi Dutt reports from Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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