The Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) says that search operations are still underway regarding the alleged report of dead bodies floating off the seas of Trincomalee.
Speaking to Hiru news Navy Media Spokesperson Captain Akram Alavi stated that though extensive search operations were conducted on Tuesday, no such bodies were to be found.
Adding further, he stated that the three Dvora vessels that were deployed to carry out search operations, are attempting to locate the bodies in and around the Trincomalee sea area.
However, no bodies have been located as yet. The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) too carried out an aerial search operation to locate the bodies on the December 7 using Y 12 aircraft.