Fisheries Ministry to get assistance of SLN to rescue stranded fishermen

Fisheries Ministry to get assistance of SLN to rescue stranded fishermen

Fisheries Ministry to get assistance of SLN to rescue stranded fishermen

Written by Staff Writer

23 May, 2015 | 12:29 pm

The Ministry of Fisheries stated the assistance of the Navy will be obtained to rescue the fishermen in the multi day trawler that broke down in international waters due to mechanical issues.

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera noted that the rescue operation will be carried within the next few days.

The vessel named  Doni  has reportedly set out to sea from the Nilwala fisheries harbour in Matara on May 10  carrying six fishermen.

The relatives of the people noted that they were told about the incident eight days aftr the trawler had broken down at sea.

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