The Uppuweli Police have launched an investigation to locate a 25-year-old Israeli female tourist, Tamar Amitai, who has been missing since Wednesday (26) while visiting Sri Lanka.

Amitai arrived in Sri Lanka on June 22 and was travelling alone in the Trincomalee area when she went missing. She had booked a guesthouse online and was staying at the Rolex Guest House in Trincomalee. The guesthouse owner said that she checked in on June 22 and had not returned to the hostel since Wednesday (26).

The guesthouse owner lodged a complaint with the Uppuweli Police Station. The Officer in Charge (OIC) of Uppuweli Police said that investigations have been launched, but no information has been received so far. Amitai has left her belongings at the hostel.

Magnus International Search and Rescue has shared a post on social media seeking any information about her. Anyone with information is asked to contact +972508899698 (WhatsApp) or

Daily Mirror