A multi-day vessel has met with disaster at sea off Gurupokuna in Hungama.
The vessel had crashed into a rock at 1.30am today. The vessel has been identified to be from Ratgama area. The Tangalla Police said that the fishing vessel had left the Galle Harbour on 2nd August. Search operations are underway to recover the body of the skipper who is reported to be missing. Five others have saved their lives. The vessel was brought ashore with assistance from the residents in Gurupokuna. Hungama Police and the Naval personnel from Tangalla are conducting joint investigations.