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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 - 14:52
100 thousand rupees compensation for each victim died in Boat accident; 20,000 for hospitalised victims
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The Cabinet has approved to pay compensation of 100 thousand rupees for each victim who died in the Katukurunda boat accident.

Disaster Management Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa said that in addition, each victim hospitalized following the accident will also be paid a 20 thousand rupee compensation.

11 persons died last Sunday when a boat capsized in the sea, 3 kilometers off Katukurunda beach.

Another 41-year old female victim who was receiving treatment at Nagoda hospital died this morning.

25 more victims who escaped with injuries are still receiving treatment at the Nagoda hospital.

Police said, 4 more victims are still missing in the accident.

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