Navy investigates claims bodies seen at sea

Sri-Lankan-NavyThe navy has been deployed to investigate claims that several bodies have been seen floating in the seas off Trincomalee.

The navy media unit said that the harbour police in Trincomalee had been informed that at least 6 bodies were seen floating at sea off Trincomalee.

The police informed the navy about the claims and the navy deployed two boats to investigate the claims.

However the navy said that as of 9.30pm Sunday not a single body had been seen by the navy boats and the search operation was continuing. (Colombo Gazette)