Iran releases three Indian fishermen

TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) –An Indian media reported that three fishermen from Tamil Nadu, detained by Iran after their Saudi-owned trawler was confiscated in January this year, have been released.

The fishermen are flying back home on Tuesday.

Union Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan tweeted: "Acting on a report, had reached out to 3 Tamil Nadu fishermen Sh Irudhayaraj, Sh Greedwin and Sh Pradeep, detained by the Iranian authorities. With the help of our Embassy in Tehran all 3 are flying back to India today!"

The three Indian fishermen from Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu were working for a Saudi Arabia-based fishing company.

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