Saturday, 23 September 2023 07:25 GMT

5 students drown as boat capsizes in northern Sri Lanka

(MENAFN- NewsIn.Asia) Colombo, Aug 28 ( - Five students drowned in the seas off Jaffna, in Sri Lanka's northern district on Monday after the boats they were travelling in capsized, police said.

The bodies were recovered following a search operation launched by the navy and police. Search efforts are continuing to find another student who is still missing.
Police said the students had set off on a fishing trip to celebrate the completion of their exams.
An investigation has been launched.


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