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Monday, 28 August 2017 - 15:26
Update: Death toll in Mandaitiv boat tragedy increased to 6
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Meanwhile, police said the body of the sixth student was also recovered a short while ago.

With this, the death toll in the Mandaitiv boat tragedy increased to six.

Police said that the students were heading to a nearby island to celebrate the birthday of one of those students when the tragedy struck.

Update: Monday, August 28, 2017 04:18pm




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Boat carrying A/L students capsizes in Jaffna, 5 dead, 1 missing

Police said 7 students, who were from schools in Jaffna town, have visited Mandaitiv to have a boat ride.

The students have gone there after finishing their GCE A/L exam.

Then the boat had capsized, drowning the occupants.

Police said five bodies were recovered and one student still is missing.

One of them was able to swim to the shore.

Police said bodies are now kept at Jaffna Hospital.

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