Fisherman reported missing in VVT Seas

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 09 November 2004, 15:30 GMT]
Mr.S.Karunakaran (43), father of four children, and a native of Trincomalee, currently residing in Valvettithurai (VVT) in Jaffna district is reported to have disappeared while fishing in VVT Athikovilady sea area, civil sources said.

Sources said he had accidentally fallen into the sea due to rough weather while fishing with another who later returned shore and complained to fisheries society officials about the incident.

Several fishermen rushed to the site in boats and searched for the missing fisherman without success.

Fisheries society members are still conducting search to locate the missing fisherman, sources said.

 

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