Fishermen attacked by unidentified group in Wankalai Sea: Navy searches for the Missing


An unidentified cluster has attacked a group of fishermen in Wankalai Sea today morning (26th).

Two fishermen could have been able to survive from the attack while one has gone missing after the assault.

One fisherman has jumped into the Sea and swam to the land to make a complaint at the Police.

Upon Wankalai Police’s visit, another fishermen weakened by the attack has been found lying on the boat, while no clue was left about the other.

The assaulted fisherman is receiving medical treatments at Mannar Hospital.

Sri Lanka Navy is searching for the missing individual with the support extended by fisherman community of the area.

The attackers are suspected to be a group of Indian fishermen illegally fishing in the Sri Lankan territorial Sea.