Mid-sea boat accident kills 4

2018-09-12 at 18:53

Four persons have died following a mid-sea boat accident in Galle.

The Police Media Unit said a group of seven fishermen had set out to sea on board a multi-day trawler yesterday from the Beruwala fisheries harbour.

Police said the vessel had met with an accident within Sri Lankan territorial waters and Navy launched a rescue operation.

Meanwhile, two others remain missing while another individual who was rescued has been handed over to the Galle Police Station.

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