Fisherman of a boat capsized off the coast of Angulana come ashore at Galle Face.

Saturday, 08 June 2013 - 15:33


A fisherman of a boat that capsized off the coast of Angulana has reached the shore of Galle Face safely after holding on to a barrel.


The fisherman, G. M. Chandrasiri Aponso, stated that his boat had capsized in rough seas at approximately 2am.


Speaking further he stated that he had witnessed several other boats capsizing and that another fisherman who had clung on to the barrel had lost his grip on the barrel about 50 meters offshore from Galle Face.


The surviving fisherman has been hospitalized for treatment.

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