Death toll in ferry accident rises | Daily News

Death toll in ferry accident rises

Another woman who was involved in the Trincomalee Kinniya Kurinjakkeni ferry accident died at the Kilinochchi District Hospital on Saturday (4) night, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Zachariah Kalisa (42), a mother of three from Kinniya Kurinjakkeni area, police said.

The woman who was injured in the sinking of the Kurinjakkeni ferry on November 23 was admitted to the Kinniya Base Hospital and later transferred to Trincomalee and then from Trincomalee to the Kilinochchi District Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Eight people have been killed so far in the Kinniya Kurinjakkeni ferry accident.

A spokesman for the Kilinochchi Hospital said that the body of the woman would be handed over to relatives.

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