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Andhra Pradesh: Srikakulam: Wait for fishermen continues November 28,2019   |  Source: The Hans India

Even after one year, there is no specific safety of fishermen detained in Pakistan. A total of 22 fishermen from Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts were detained by Pakistan marine forces on November 27 last year on charges that they crossed the border in Arabian Sea. The detained fishermen hailed from D Matsyalesam, K D.Palem, K Matsyalesam, Badivanipeta, Tippalavalasa, Pusapatirega in two districts. The family members of the fishermen are worried over the safety of their kin. Local elders, fishermen union leaders met the then Union Minister for Foreign Affairs, Susma Swaraj, MP Vijayasai Reddy, pleading for their intervention for release of the fishermen.

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