Sri Lankan naval officers assaults Tamil fisherman in Mannar 


The Sri Lankan naval officers have assaulted the Tamil fisherman in Vankalaipadu village of Mannar, Northern Province. 

A village officer from the village and a fisherman are injured in the assault. They were taken to the district general hospital for treatment.

The local people have said that the incident was captured on a CCTV camera installed in a nearby ice factory building. They further complained that the naval officers in civilian dress threatened the local fishermen by pointing the gun.

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