Navy recovers body of a person drowned at sea

Sri Lanka Navy launched a diving operation in search of a person drowned in the sea area of Preethipura, Wattala yesterday (10th March) and managed to recover the dead body of the person this morning.

On receipt of information to the Naval Headquarters from the Wattala Police about a person missing after drowning in the sea area of Preethipura, a diving team of 06 naval personnel attached to the Western Naval Command was rushed to the location to find the missing person. After hours of search, the Navy divers managed to find the dead body lying underwater. The deceased was handed over to the Wattala Police for onward investigation.