Navy teams remain standby to extend relief to people following inclement weather
Sri Lanka Navy has kept 35 relief teams ready as of this evening (31st August 2022) to provide relief to the public in case of a flood-risk, following incessant rain reported in several parts of the island.
31 Aug 2022
Two (02) suspects nabbed with Kerala cannabis worth more than Rs 15 Mn of street value in Jaffna
A special search operation conducted by the Navy in Thondamanaru, Jaffna this morning (29th August 2022) led to the apprehension of 02 suspects with Kerala cannabis. The suspects were transferring about 51kg and 500g of this narcotic drug by a van, when the apprehension was made.
29 Aug 2022
Navy takes hold of 44 persons suspected to be on illegal migration attempts
The Navy took hold of 44 persons whom were suspected to be on illegal migration attempts from the country via sea routes, on the night of 28th August 2022. The apprehensions were made during special search operations conducted by the Navy off Trincomalee and in the beach area of Valaithottam, Batticaloa.
29 Aug 2022
Navy seizes poaching trawler in Sri Lanka’s waters off Mannar
Sri Lanka Navy on the night of 27th August 2022 conducted a special operation to chase away Indian trawlers poaching in the island's waters. The operation led to the seizure of an Indian trawler with 06 Indian fishermen, while poaching in Sri Lanka’s waters off Talaimannar, via the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL).
28 Aug 2022
Navy leaps into action to extinguish fire at marshy-land in Wattala
Sri Lanka Navy rendered assistance to put out a sudden fire broke out in bushes close to the swamp of Pubudugama, Wattala today (26th August 2022). In response to a distress signal disseminated by the District Disaster Management Coordinating Unit, Gampaha, the Navy rushed 03 firefighting teams to the location to assist the firefighting efforts.
26 Aug 2022
Navy renders assistance to bring ashore ill fisherman for treatment
Sri Lanka Navy brought ashore a fisherman who fell ill while at sea and rushed him to the hospital for treatment on 23rd August 2022. The fisherman who was aboard a local multiday fishing trawler, in seas about 47 nautical miles (about 87 km) northeast of the Foul Point, Trincomalee, had suddenly fallen ill and was in need of medical attention.
24 Aug 2022
Navy seizes poaching trawler in Sri Lanka’s waters off Mullaitivu
Sri Lanka Navy today (22nd August 2022) conducted a special operation to chase away Indian trawlers poaching in island’s waters. The operation led to the seizure of an Indian trawler with 10 Indian fishermen, while poaching in Sri Lanka’s waters off Mullaitivu, via the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL).
22 Aug 2022
Navy recovers prescription drugs worth over Rs. 4.5 million in Mannar
Sri Lanka Navy recovered a stock of prescription drugs washed ashore at Nadukuda, Mannar, during a foot patrol conducted in the area on the morning of 20th August 2022.
22 Aug 2022
Navy seizes petrol stock worth over Rs. 900,000 in Kalpitiya
The Navy seized about 2030 liters of petrol, made ready to be transported by illegal means, along with 03 suspects and 02 vehicles, during a special operation carried out in Sengumalawatta area in Kalpitiya in the evening of 20th August 2022.
21 Aug 2022
Navy takes hold of Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 27 million of street value in Jaffna
A foot patrol conducted by the Navy in the beach area of Saukkadi, Madagal in Jaffna led to the seizure of about 93kg and 200g (wet weight) of Kerala cannabis this morning (19th August 2022).
19 Aug 2022