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SRI LANKA COAST GUARD LIFE SAVERS RESCUED 02 FOREIGNERS AND A LOCAL PERSON AT MIRISSA AND HIKKADUWA BEACHES

        On 13th April 2017 at 1135 hrs, Sri Lanka Coast Guard life savers attached to the Life Saving Post-Mirissa rescued a foreigner (Mr Akbar Yolami ) while dragging away due to current at sea off Mirissa beach. The foreigner is on Irenien of 54 yrs of age. Subsequently, same life savers (PAR Darmasiri,HMPK Hereth and TVBJ Thabawita) could able to rescue Mr Huzefa a Sri Lankan who lives in Mount Lavinia at the same beach at 1530hrs. Further life savers (PVHK Jayalath,RAGAR Rathnapala and DSRM Nayanajith) attached to the Hikkaduwa life saving point also responded swiftly and rescued a foreigner(Mr Tasun Shaema) from India while drowning at sea off Hikkaduwa beach.