Child dies in fishing boat accident at Mannar – father of the child missing

Sunday, 29 January 2017 - 17:08

A 9 year old child died and his father went missing following a fishing boat accident which took place off the coast of Southbar – Mannar.

Our regional correspondent stated that the child and his father had set sail last night.

A nearby boat has informed authorities of the accident.

Accordingly, search operations have commenced with the help of Naval officers.