Navy rushed into rescue a girl slipped off cliff in Rumassala

Upon information disseminated by the Galle harbour Police about 5.00 p.m. yesterday (03rd July) to the Headquarters of Southern Naval Command, of an incident of a girl of Bonita Children’s Home in Rumassala being accidentally slipped off a nearby cliff, a group of naval personnel belonging to the Navy's Special Boat Squadron and Diving Unit were engaged in rescue efforts. The prompt action of naval personnel, under the directives of the Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera, managed to rescue the girl after a strenuous effort. The rescued girl who picked minor bruises during the accident, was rushed to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital in Galle for treatment.