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Sunday, 30 August 2015 - 19:57
10 fishermen from Galle rescued after being stranded in sea for 8 days
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Ten fishermen, who were stranded in sea, 63 km South East off Hambantota Port for 8 days, were rescued by the Navy today.

Navy Media Unit stated that the fishermen have set sailed in 2 fishing vessels.

The fishermen who were rescued are residents of Galle and they have set sailed from Hambantota fishing harbour on the 22nd of this month.

Navy media unit further said that both fishing vessels were subjected technical faults at sea.

Later the fishermen have informed the Department of Fisheries and Water Resources, and the Navy officers took measures to rescue them.

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