Kalutara Ferry Tragedy: Body of missing man found

Kalutara Ferry Tragedy: Body of missing man found

Kalutara Ferry Tragedy: Body of missing man found

Written by Amani Nilar

05 Dec, 2021 | 4:12 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); A person who went missing after a ferry capsized in Kalutara on Friday (3) night, was found today (05).

The deceased’s wife was able to identify the body of the deceased, who was a resident of Kalutara, aged 30 years and a father of three.

Police said the ferry was used to transport people and goods from the Galpotha Pier to the Bolossagama Pier across the Kalu River.

Five people had fallen into the river when the ferry capsized and four of them were rescued by another boat that was stationary at a pier, after hearing cries for help, said Police.

Three motorcycles and a bicycles that were also being transported are now resting at the bottom of the river, added Police.

 

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