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Sri Lanka’s Navy uncovers dead bodies of three missing fishermen in the East

Sri Lanka’s Navy has uncovered the dead bodies of three fishermen from Kinniya in Eastern Sri Lanka who were reported missing.

The boat that these men were on had capsized and only two members on board were able to survive and swim to the shore. The boat had capsized near Upparu Bridge in Kinniya. The bodies of the two men are still to be found.

Kinniya Police has agreed to further pursue the matter. for onward investigation.

Read the Colombo Page's reporting here.

 

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