Navy recovers a dead body of a drowned person

SL Navy recovered a dead body of a missing person by drowning in Panangala tank, Bandarawela.

Accordingly, in response to a request made by Disaster Management Centre for assistance to find the dead body of a drowned person in Panangala tank, Bandarawela, a diving team attached to the Southeastern Naval Command was promptly dispatched to the location by Sri Lanka Navy. After a strenuous task, Navy divers recovered the dead body which was stranded under the water. The recovered dead body was handed over to Bandarawela Police for further investigation.

The victim has been identified as a resident of Pallewela area in Bandarawela.