Navy brings ashore sick Malaysian sailor
[January 31 2019]
A sick sailor onboard a Malaysian naval ship was
brought ashore for treatment with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Navy
on Wednesday (30 January). According to Navy media, Sri Lanka Navy
rushed one of its Fast Attack Craft (FAC) to bring ashore the sick
sailor who was onboard the Royal Malaysian Naval Vessel "KD Kasthuri" in
response to information provided by the Malaysian High Commission in
Colombo to the Maritime Rescue Coordinating Centre at the Naval
Naval personnel onboard the FAC reached "KD Kasthuri"
in seas 05 nautical miles south of Colombo Lighthouse and safely
transferred the sailor from the ship and brought him ashore. Upon
reaching the Colombo harbor the sailor was taken to a hospital in the
city for further treatment.