Navy detains 30 people attempting to migrate illegally

The Navy detained 30 people who attempted to migrate illegally by boat in the southern seas today.

Two Fast Attack Craft (FACs) patrolling in the southern sea area spotted a suspicious vessel plying about 80 nautical miles off the southern coast this morning.

After inspecting the suspicious vessel the Navy arrested 30 persons who were attempting to migrate from the country by illegal means.

The intercepted vessel is being escorted to the shore by the Navy. (Colombo Gazette)


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