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Navy on Saturday rescued two more elephants that got into difficulties after being washed out to sea off Trincomalee. Last week navy rescued an elephant struggling to stay afloat about eight kilometres off northeast coast
(pix courtesy navy media)


Police directed to arrest thos

responsible for Jaffna


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State Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene, MP, yesterday said law enforcement authorities had been directed to arrest those responsible for recent incidents including the attack on Coast Guard personnel at Vallipuram, in the Jaffna peninsula.

The CG personnel had been attached to Point Pedro navy base and were attacked around 5.00 pm on Friday after they had taken into custody a group of persons engaged in illegal sand mining.



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