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16 January 2012 08:51 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya in the North-Western Naval Area took timely action to save the life of an injured whale, which had washed ashore on the Vella Beach in Kalpitiya on January 13, 2012. In a mammoth effort which took some seven hours, they managed to assist the 38 foot Fin Whale to swim back to deep waters off the Dutch Bay after freeing it from the entangled fishing net which had hindered its free movement. (Source:

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  • Rajiv Welikala Tuesday, 17 January 2012 12:30 AM

    Well done! hats off to our men in the Navy.

    prem Monday, 16 January 2012 09:14 AM

    Thats a good job worth praising and should be commended.

    sudheera Monday, 16 January 2012 09:19 AM

    Well done ! Really appreciate your work !

    Wara Monday, 16 January 2012 10:24 AM

    Well done boys !!!

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