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Wednesday, 22 February 2017 - 18:39
Death toll of Katukurunda boat accident rises to 15, one girl still missing (photos)
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A body of another woman who went missing following a boat capsized in the sea off Katukurunda was recovered this afternoon.

With the recovery of the body, the death toll of the boat accident has risen to 15.

In addition, a 13-year old girl is still missing after the accident.

The bodies of the three who went missing after the Sunday boat accident were found today.

The deceased have been identified as 25-year old Dhanushka Dilshan, his wife, 23-year old Krishna Madushani and 7-year old Gihan Damseth.

Meanwhile, a mass funeral, for 7 persons died in the boat tragedy, was held at the St. Anna Church in Polkotuwa today.

Earlier, a funeral mass was held with the patronage of Colombo Archbishop His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith.



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