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12 Sri Lankan Nationals Arrive In TN

12 Sri Lankan Nationals Arrive In TN

Officials say 12 Sri Lankan nationals arrived in Rameswaram(TN) on Tuesday due to the country's economic crisis.

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Sri Lanka Photo: AP/Eranga Jayawardena

Hit by the economic crisis in their country, 12 more Sri Lankan nationals arrived in Rameswaram(TN) on Tuesday, officials said.

A large number of fleeing Sri Lankan nationals, mainly Tamils, have entered India here in Tamil Nadu and have been accommodated in a refugee camp at Mandapam.

On Tuesday, the 12 people were rescued from a patch of land mid-sea where they were dropped off in a boat, officials added.

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