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The Navy today stated that they were yet to identify the bodies that were washed ashore in Trincomalee last evening, adding that it was too early to link them to the Chennai flood victims.

An investigation was launched by the Navy last night following information that six bodies were found floating in the seas off Trincomalee.

Navy Spokesperson, Captain Akram Alavi told The Nation that investigations were still ongoing and no concrete information was available pertaining to the identity of the victims.

“It is too early for us to link them to the Chennai flood victims since we are still in the process of investigating,” he said.