Kinniya Ferry Tragedy: Another child dies

By Thameenah Razeek | Published: 2:00 AM Nov 29 2021
News Kinniya Ferry Tragedy: Another child dies

By Thameenah Razeek

The death toll from the Kinniya ferry disaster increased to seven, with a six-year-old child succumbing to injuries sustained in the incident, yesterday (28) morning.

The child was receiving treatment at the Insensitive Care Unit of the Trincomalee Hospital, according to Kinniya Police OIC.

On 23 November, a ferry carrying about 20 passengers, including schoolchildren, overturned in the Kinniya lagoon. The mayor of Kinniya, the ferry owner, and two ferry operators were arrested and held in custody over the incident.

By Thameenah Razeek | Published: 2:00 AM Nov 29 2021

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