Three bodies washed ashore and 12 fishermen hospitalised

Adverse Wind

The Air Force has dispatched a helicopter to rescue missing fishermen while three bodies were washed ashore in the South and 12 fishermen were admitted to the Balapitiya hospital.

The office of the Police Media Spokesman confirmed that a third body was found washed ashore in Beruwala.

The Navy also dispatched three ships from Colombo and Galle to rescue the fishermen who had gone missing due to adverse winds, the Navy Spokesman stated.

(Courtesy: Ada Derana)