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* Navy rescues Sri Lankan fishermen from capsized boat
Thu, Dec 5, 2013, 11:01 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 05, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has come to the rescue of three fishermen who were drowning after their boat capsized in rough sea conditions yesterday.

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Uttara of the Northern Naval Command while on duty rescued the three fishermen who were in distress in the sea off Kankasanthurei.

Their Fishing boat had capsized due to rough seas and the fishermen had washed away towards Kankasanthurai pier, the Navy said.

The naval troops brought the rescued fishermen ashore and provided them with food and medical treatment.

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