Fishing vessel capsizes off Wellawatte coast

Fishing vessel capsizes off Wellawatte coast

Written by Staff Writer

27 Jun, 2014 | 11:53 am

A fishing vessel has capsized off the Wellawatte coast. One person is reportedly missing in the incident.

According to the police, the boat had capsized late Thursday night around within a kilometre away from the coastal region. The missing individual is a forty-year-old resident from Wellawatte.

Two of the three people who had been on the vessel at the time of the incident, had escaped. Police and navy personnel are conducting extensive search operations in the area.

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