Hambantota fishermen reach out to vessel in distress

Hambantota fishermen reach out to vessel in distress

Hambantota fishermen reach out to vessel in distress

Written by Tharushan Fernando

04 Aug, 2016 | 12:28 pm

A vessel which set out to sea from the Hambantota Fisheries Harbour has capsized.

Fishermen say that incident occurred between 8.30 and 9 p.m. on Wednesday night.Two fishermen were on board the vessel at the time of the capsize.

The two fishermen were rescued by two other fishing vessels who responded to the vessel in distress.One of the fishermen was admitted to the Hambantota Base Hospita..Fishermen say the vessel and fishing equipment were destroyed in the incident.

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