Tamil fisherman disappears in Mannaar Sea

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 16 May 2007, 10:58 GMT]
Felistus Miranda, 33, a father of five children of Ward No 3, Pe'saalai in Mannaar district has been reported missing since he left for fishing in Mannaar Sea in a fibreglass boat on May 14th afternoon, according to complaints lodged by his relatives with the Talaimannaar Police, sources in Mannaar said.

He should have returned Tuesday evening but has not returned till Wednesday evening, relatives said.

A group of fellow fishermen left Wednesday morning in several boats in search of the missing fisherman and his boat.

Meanwhile, Pe'saalai Fisheries Co-operative Society has informed the Jaffna Fisheries Society seeking its assistance to trace the missing fisherman in northern waters, sources said.


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