Fisherman missing in sea off Sandilipay

Fisherman missing in sea off Sandilipay

Fisherman missing in sea off Sandilipay

Written by Staff Writer

15 Aug, 2018 | 3:24 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – One fisherman was reported missing in the seas off Sandilipay, off the coast of Kankasanthurei,  after a fishing vessel capsised.

Deputy Director of the Disaster Managment Centre (DMC) Pradeep Koddippili states gale winds experienced in the area could have forced the boat to topple.

One other fisherman who was in the ill-fated vessel managed to survive. A search and rescue mission is underway to locate the missing fisherman.

 

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