15 Yemeni fishermen detained in Eritrea released

March 13, 2014 - 2:19:12 pm

SANAA: The Eritrean authorities have released 15 Yemeni fishermen in its custody, it was reported here today.

Yemen news agency (Saba) said 147 fishermen, who had been held captives in Eritrea, were released during the months of February and March, adding that 1673 other fishermen were released last year.

Saba noted that the Yemen Embassy in Eritrea is still pursuing the release of the rest of Yemeni fishermen detained there. (QNA)