Fishing trawler missing after storm

Fishing trawler missing after storm

Fishing trawler missing after storm

Written by Staff Writer

09 May, 2019 | 5:11 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The “Supun Putha 2” fishing trawler is missing following a storm. It went missing after leaving the Devundara Fishing Harbour on March 25th with five fishermen on board.

The family members of the victims said that the fishermen went to the Eastern sea for fishing and contacted them on April 30th.

The “Supun Putha 2” and the “Raja 2” fishing trawlers encountered a storm on March 25th. Fortunately, fishermen of the “Raja 2” were rescued by another fishing trawler “Champa 2”.

The fishermen of “Supun Putha 2” had communicated with the fishing trawler “Champa 7” and had explained that their boat was caught in the storm. That was the last time anyone heard from “Supun Putha 2” and its whereabouts are currently unknown.

 

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