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29 Jul 2014

SLN arrests 50 Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters
 

Naval Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested 50 Indian fishermen and 07 Indian fishing trawlers poaching well within Sri Lankan waters North of Point Pedro (PPD) and Kovilam bay area on 28th July 2014.

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25 Jul 2014

SLN facilitates repatriation of 41 Sri Lankan fishermen
 

Sri Lanka Navy facilitated the repatriation of 41 Sri Lanka fishermen who had been released from the Indian custody.

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25 Jul 2014

Navy recovers gunnery items
 
 

Naval troops attached to SLNS Uttara of the Northern Naval Command on information received, recovered 115 rounds of 12.7mm x 108 mm ammunitions, 162 rounds of 7.62 x 39 mm ammunitions, ten 60mm mortar fuses, one 40 mm RPG grenade, one SFG 82/2 grenade, one 60mm illuminating para and an LTTE camouflage shirt in the general area of Udaiyarthurai on 24th July 2014.

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22 Jul 2014

SLN arrests 38 Indian fishermen poaching in Sri Lankan waters
 

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 38 Indian fishermen along with 09 Indian fishing trawlers poaching well within Sri Lankan waters on 21st July 2014.

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21 Jul 2014

Navy recovers gunnery items
 
 

Naval troops attached to SLNS Buwenaka of the North Central Naval Command on information received, recovered one 60mm Mortar, 21 anti- personal mines, 15 anti-personal mine fuse, one pull switch and 10 non-electrical detonators in the General Area of Mulankavil lake on 20th July 2014.

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20 Jul 2014

Naval troops arrest three persons with 17.5 kilograms cannabis
 

Naval troops attached to SLNS Barana of the North Western Naval Command and SLNS Pandukabaya of the North Central Naval Command on information received arrested three persons with 17.5 kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja) in the general area of Medawachchiya town on 18th July 2014.

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19 Jul 2014

Naval Troops arrests 02 Persons with 25 Kilograms of dry Venison
 

Naval troops attached to SLNS Barana of the North Western Naval Command on information received arrested 02 persons with 25 kilograms dry Venison in the general area of Marichchikatti on 18th July 2014.

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18 Jul 2014

SLN rescues 05 Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan waters
 

Sri Lanka Navy rescued 05 Indian who were in distress in the seas off Nainativu Island on 17th July 2014.

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14 Jul 2014

Naval troops arrest three persons with 72 kilograms of cannabis
 

Naval craft attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol arrested three persons with 72 kilograms of cannabis (Kerala Ganja) in the seas west of Delft on 14th July 2014.

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12 Jul 2014

Sri Lanka Navy assists the repatriation of 37 Indian fishermen
 
 

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the repatriation of 37 Indian fishermen on 12th July 2014.

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