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Wednesday, 13 February 2019 - 9:08
The 70 Sri Lankans detained in reunion islands to arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow
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The department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources says that the group that attempted to make their way to France by sea, illegally, using fishing trawlers will be brought flown back to Sri Lanka tomorrow.

France has provided the aircraft for the trip.

Director of Operations Kalyani Hevapathirana said that 70 Sri Lankans had sailed out to Reunion Island situated in the Indian Ocean.

Seventy persons set sail from Chilaw in a 60 foot long fishing trawler on 24th last month.

they had reached Reunion Island on 04th this month.

the Director of Operations said that there were five small children and eight women in the group.
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