A body of a dead whale has been dumped on the Kayts Urkavaththurai beach in Jaffna.
The dead whale was about 32 feet long and was found dead about five days ago, Jaffna wildlife officials and the Coast Guard said.
According to the Wildlife officials, the cause of the whale’s death had not yet been determined and that parts of the whale’s body had been sent examined.
The Kayts fishermen also suspect that the Express Pearl ship which caught fire recently was the main cause of death of the whale.
Meanwhile, the body of a dead turtle has been dumped on the Mannar Shilawathura beach and Silawathura fishermen suspects as
it is also an influence of the Express Pearl ship.