Fishing boat capsizes, two fishermen dead | Daily News


Fishing boat capsizes, two fishermen dead

Two fishermen died when their fishing boat capsized in seas off the Kudawa fisheries port in Beruwala last Monday (18) at about 11.45 am Payagala police told Daily News. The deceased were identified as Prasanna Fernando and Niroshan Jayasooriya of Maggona, Beruwala.

Another fisherman, Bastian Priyantha Fernando, who was on the boat when it capsized, sustained serious injuries while swimming back to the shore. He has been admitted to the Nagoda General Hospital, Kalutara.

Payagala police are investigating.



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