Navy assists to bring ashore critically-ill fisherman
Sri Lanka Navy troops rendered assistance to bring
ashore a critically-ill fisherman for treatment on Saturday (06th
January). According to Navy media, the fisherman had been onboard the
multi-day fishing trawler "Yasa Isuru I', which had left the Beruwela
fishery harbour for fishing on 31st December. Into the journey he had
suddenly developed cardiac pain and was in need of medical care.
Up on being alerted by the Department of Fisheries and
Aquatic Resources, Navy has dispatched its Fast Attack Craft, P 432 to
the location of the fishing trawler, 48 nautical miles off the Galle
Light House. The patient was rushed to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital
upon being brought to the Galle Harbour for treatment.