Fishermen spot dead bodies of SLN sailors in the seas off Jaffna

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 06 April 2011, 17:13 GMT]
Tamil fishermen from Vadamaraadchi East on Wednesday said they spotted dead bodies of uniformed Sri Lanka Navy sailors floating in the seas off Vadamaraadchi East while the fishermen went for fishing. There were also reports that four Tamil Nadu fishermen had gone missing in the seas. In the meantime, two decomposed bodies of males without clothes have been washed ashore in Jaffna during the last 48 hours.

On Tuesday, a decomposed body was washed ashore in Maathakal, according to the Sri Lankan Police.

Another body of a male washed ashore between Pungkudutheevu and Ma'ndaitheevu Wednesday, according to Oorkaavaththu'rai Police.

Six days ago, the SLN had reported four of its sailors as missing and a boat was seen washed ashore at Uduththu'rai on March 31.

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