2 fishermen gone missing in Point Pedro sea

[TamilNet, Thursday, 24 September 2009, 03:55 GMT]
Two of the three fishermen who had gone fishing Sunday evening from Munai area in Point Pedro are reported missing due to a mishap in which their boat had capsized. The third fisherman who managed to swim ashore was saved by fishermen fishing in Kudaththanai area, sources in Point Pedro said.

The two missing fishermen are identified as Anjan Joseph Peskin, 49 and Thambyrasa Pararajasingam, 59.

The fisherman who was saved returned home Wednesday.

Trawlers of Sinhalese fishermen from the South are also engaged in fishing in Vadamaraadchi sea.

Complaints about the missing fishermen have been made to Point Pedro police Wednesday.

 

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