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Compensation on behalf of dead fishermen

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 14, 2018 19:02

Compensation on behalf of dead fishermen

State Minister Dilip Wedarachchi has said that compensation will be handed over to family members of the fishermen who died after their multiday trawler capsized in the Southern sea.

State Minister Dilip Wedarachchi said that the boat mishap was a sad and sorrowful incident that had been experienced. Compensation that is due to the members of the family of those fishermen killed in this accident would be provided by their insurance company.

Also the Fisheries Ministry planned to provide a compensation. Half of the cost of the multiday trawler will also be given to the owner of the vessel by the Ministry.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 14, 2018 19:02