The navy rescued a group of fishermen who were stranded in rough seas last night, a navy spokesman said today.
Navy spokesman Kosala Warnakulasuriya said that nine fishermen who had gone fishing were stranded after their fishing boat had some trouble in the southern seas.
A navy craft was sent out to sea to rescue the fishermen and bring them ashore.
The navy spokesman said that all nine fishermen were rescued and brought ashore to Galle by this morning. (Colombo Gazette)