Miner dies after falling off ferry
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.