Five drown as boat capsizes

5 October 2013 10:49 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Five persons including a child who were holidaying drowned when their boat capsized in the sea off Palugasthurai in Mannar today.

Navy Spokesman Kosala Warnakulasuriya said eleven persons were rescued by the navy. (Jude Samantha)
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  • james bond Monday, 07 October 2013 03:28 PM

    bad karma

    Perera Saturday, 05 October 2013 12:15 PM

    An overcrowded boat with no life jackets and this is the result. Safety is thrown to the wind by many people in Sri Lanka.

    sach Saturday, 05 October 2013 01:43 PM

    RIP
    Anyway "Palugasthurai"? what a strange name!

    Tony montana Saturday, 05 October 2013 01:46 PM

    Why dont they wear life jackets .This is a big problem in Sri lanka they dont have life jackets.


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