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* Sri Lanka Navy rescues two Indian fishermen drifting in the sea
Tue, Jul 17, 2018, 08:54 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has rescued two Indian fishermen stranded in the seas off the northern coast of Jaffna on Monday.

The Navy said the crew of a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, rescued the two Indian fishermen who were drifting in the sea, yesterday.

Following the sighting of the two fishermen drifting along with a Styrofoam platform by the Sailors of the Kachchativu Naval Detachment, the Navy had promptly dispatched a FAC to rescue the distressed fishermen.

The two fishermen were safely rescued and brought them to SLNS Uthtara onboard the Fast Attack Craft.

After basic medical treatment they were handed over to the Kankasanthurai Police for further investigation.

 

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