Five persons who had travelled to witness the Beruwala Light House by boat
have been killed when the craft in which they were travelling had capsized.
According to Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana 11 persons had been on board the boat when tragedy struck.
The group are believed to be residents of the Baththaramulla-Palawaththa area.
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana expressed the following views to our news team concerning the fateful incident.