Five students meet with death off Mandathivu seas

Five students meet with death off Mandathivu seas

Five students meet with death off Mandathivu seas

Written by Keshala Dias

28 Aug, 2017 | 3:31 pm

Five students have died and another is missing after a boat toppled over in the seas off Mandathivu in Jaffna.

The students were celebrating the end of their GCE Advanced Level exams, when the incident occurred around 01:30 p.m.

The remains of the victims are currently lying at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital. The victims have been identified as residents of Jaffna, Nallur, Kokuvil and Urumbiriyaai.

The Navy has launched search operations to locate the missing students.

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