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Fisherman missing after a strong current hits the boat

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A fisherman who set up to sea from Ambalangoda last afternoon (25), has fallen from boat and  gone missing as a strong sea current hit the boat he was in with the other fishermen, the police said.

The others in the boat had been able to survive.

The victim has been identified as a 38-year-old resident in Ambalangoda.

The Police and Sri Lanka Navy are conducting search operations at present.