Sri Lanka releases 126 Indian fishermen

In a humanitarian gesture, Sri Lanka has freed all the 126 Indian fishermen arrested by its navy for allegedly poaching into the country’s waters. Their release on Monday came as Lanka and India completed the formalities for the release of fishermen detained in each other’s country for allegedly fishing in each other’s waters, Colombo Page reported. All fishermen are from Tamil Nadu. Indian authorities are also expected to release 37 Lankan fishermen from their custody. Read the rest here 14:12