Death toll in ferry tragedy rises to eight

By Thameenah Razeek | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 6 2021
News Death toll in ferry tragedy rises to eight

By Thameenah Razeek

A woman who was nearly drowned in the Kinniya ferry accident succumbed to her injuries, raising the death toll of the tragedy to eight.

According to Kinniya Police, the 43-year-old woman died on 4 December while being treated at the Kilinochchi Hospital. Five children were among the dead.

The ferry was being used by residents as the Kurinchankerny bridge was under construction.



By Thameenah Razeek | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 6 2021

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