Miner dies af­ter fall­ing off ferry


Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY M.W. SO­MARATNE – MATALE

A man en­gaged in sand min­ing on a ferry in the Ma­haweli River had tum­bled into wa­ter and drowned yes­ter­day.

The vic­tim had been iden­ti­fied as Mu­ru­gan Gan­jen­dran (29) of MS Watte in Udu­pus­sellawa. He was a fa­ther of one.

Wil­ga­muwa Po­lice that in­quired into the in­ci­dent sus­pect the vic­tim had fallen off the ferry whilst min­ing in the Gan­gasirigama area.

The body was trans­ferred to the Matale Hospi­tal Morgue.

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