Hirunews Logo
Navy+continue+search+operation+for+bodies+alleged+to+be+floating+in+the+eastern+Sea
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 - 9:19
Navy continue search operation for bodies alleged to be floating in the eastern Sea
38

Shares
4,613

Views

Three navy trawlers continue operations this morning in search of dead bodies said to be floating in the Eastern sea beyond the coast of Trincomalee Saampuur.

The Sri Lanka Air force said yesterday that a Y12 aircraft was deployed at the request of the Navy.

The search was initiated following a tip-off by a fisherman Sunday night.

A joint search operation by Navy and Police was launched immediately to retrieve the five bodies.

However Navy media spokesman captain Akram Alavi stated the search operations were halted later sunday night due to inclement weather.

 Meanwhile in related news,  the body washed ashore at the Nilaweli beach last Saturday is believed to be of Indian origin.

Nilaweli police stated that they found the Identity Card of the deceased, in his pocket.

In addition, police stated that the body of washed ashore on the Thalai Mannar beach last Saturday was also of an Indian national.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
335 Views
2,774 Views
3,668 Views
10,373 Views
16,147 Views
56,431 Views
Top