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Navy brings ashore critically ill fisherman

Navy brings ashore critically ill fisherman

[August 14 2018]

Sri Lanka Navy attached to the Eastern Naval Command rendered assistance to bring ashore a critically ill fisherman from a multi-day fishing trawler yesterday (13th August). According to Navy media, Navy had dispatched its fast Attack Craft 'P-439' towards the trawler upon being informed by the Trincomalee Fisheries Inspector.

The fisherman onboard the multiday fishing trawler 'Roshan Putha I' which had left from the Codbay fisheries harbour on 04th July had fallen ill suffering vomiting blood at sea.

Naval personnel onboard 'P-439' had safely transferred the fisherman from the trawler at seas about 90 nautical miles off the Foul Point, Trincomalee. Later the patient was rushed to the General Hospital of Trincomalee upon being brought to the Naval Dockyard.

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