Navy brings critically ill fisherman ashore for treatment
[March 11 2019]
ill fisherman was brought ashore
for treatment by the Sri Lanka
Navy, on Saturday (09th March).
According to Navy media, the fisherman had left for
fishing onboard the fishing trawler "Ran Putha" from Trincomalee earlier
this month (05).
He had become sick at sea about 73 nautical miles off
the Foul Point. The Navy had dispatched one its Fast Attack Craft (FAC)
to provide assistance to the sick fisherman after being informed of the situation by the
Department of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources.
Later, the patient was safely brought ashore onboard
the FAC to the Naval Dockyard and swiftly sent to the Trincomalee
General Hospital for treatment.