Body washed ashore on Mannaar coast

[TamilNet, Monday, 05 September 2011, 18:32 GMT]
Fishermen in Vangkaalai in Mannaar on Saturday spotted a highly decomposed body washed ashore. Sri Lankan Police recovered the body and handed it over to the mortuary at Mannaar Hospital. A similar incident was also reported in Keerik-kadal area in Mannaar three weeks ago and the dead body was identified as that of an Indian fisherman, sources in Mannaar said.

The dead body recovered on Saturday was at a highly decomposed and it was not possible to identify whether the victim was a male or female, the fishermen told media.

SL Police in Mannaar said a white-colour T-shirt was found with the corpse.

 

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