Sri Lanka Navy Rescues 6 Persons from Capsized Boat

Sri Lanka Navy Rescues 6 Persons from Capsized Boat

Naval troops attached to SLNS Walagamba of the Eastern Naval Command responding to an urgent request for assistance rescued 6 persons from a boat capsized in the Poduwakattu Lagoon on 26th January 2013.

Two others, a boy aged 5 and a girl aged 13, had died on admition to Hospital.

The rescued persons were transferred to Kuchchaveli Base Hospital for further treatment. Kuchchaveli Police are conducting investigations into the incident.

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Naval Today Staff, January 28, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

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