Government investigating alleged attack on Indian fishermen

Government investigating alleged attack on Indian fishermen

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A group of Indian fishermen has accused that they had come under gunfire attack in the Sri Lankan waters. Directing a missive to the Defence Secretary, Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has informed him to undertake a comprehensive inquiry.
The Indian fishermen are accusing that a certain group had opened fire at them in the Sri Lankan waters last night. The Indian fishermen claimed that one fisherman was killed while two others sustained injuries. The accusation has been directed at the Sri Lankan Navy. But the Sri Lankan Navy had emphatically rejected this allegation. As such Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has informed the Defence Secretary to carry out an inquiry to uncover the truth. Also the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo has discussed this issue with Minister Mahinda Amaraweera over the phone.