Sri Lanka Navy Intercepts Two Multi-Day Trawlers Illegally Headed for Australia

first_img Share this article Sri Lanka Navy Intercepts Two Multi-Day Trawlers Illegally Headed for Australia View post tag: Multi-Day Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 2 multi-day trawlers illegally headed for Australia 35 nautical miles south-east of Trincomalee in the early hours of July 10. The intercepted trawlers were brought to the Trincomalee harbor with 82 persons including 78 men, 2 women and 2 children onboard.The over-crowded trawlers with a large amount of provisions and personal belongings stacked inside were detected by 2 Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command. The “passengers”, who had opted for the perilous journey, were in grave danger in the choppy seas due to prevailing adverse weather conditions when the timely interception was made by the Navy preventing a human tragedy.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, July 12, 2012; Image: Sri Lanka Navy View post tag: News by topic July 12, 2012 View post tag: For View post tag: Illegally View post tag: Intercepts View post tag: Australiacenter_img View post tag: Sri View post tag: Naval View post tag: Trawlers View post tag: Lanka View post tag: Headed View post tag: two View post tag: Navy Back to overview,Home naval-today Sri Lanka Navy Intercepts Two Multi-Day Trawlers Illegally Headed for Australia last_img

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