Mysterious fishing boats wash up on Puttlam coast

Mysterious fishing boats wash up on Puttlam coast

Mysterious fishing boats wash up on Puttlam coast

Written by Zulfick Farzan

17 Jun, 2021 | 5:51 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Two boats believed to be owned by Indian fishermen washed up on Sri Lanka’s western coast on Thursday (17) morning.

Navy Spokesperson Captain Indika De Silva speaking to News 1st said sailors on patrol had observed the boats that washed up in Udappuwa, Chilaw early Thursday (17) morning.

The boats are around 30 feet in length and 06 feet wide and are never used by Sri Lankan fishermen, said the Navy Spokesperson adding that initial observations revealed the engines were removed from them very recently.

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