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Wednesday, 12 July 2017 - 15:19
Navy successfully rescues a wild elephant drifting 8 NM away from Kokku Tuduwai
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The Sri Lanka Navy has successfully rescued a wild elephant that was drifting 8 nautical miles away from Kokku Tuduwai in deep sea off the coast of Kokilai yesterday.

A fast attack boat on patrol spotted the elephant drifting away with the currents.

A second  fast attack boat and a team of divers joined the rescue operation.

A team of wildlife officers  and the rescue teams used ropes and brought the elephant safely back to shore.

The wildlife officers  released the elephant into jungle in Yan Oya, Pulmudai.

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