Maritime safety to be increased during Feast of the Assumption in Seychelles

Authorities in Seychelles will increase security measures at sea for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary taking place on the third most populated island of La Digue on August 15.

The increased security comes after a boat accident during the festival two years ago killed three people. 

Hundreds of people from Mahe and Praslin will be converging on La Digue to celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, the Patron Saint of the island on August 15. The event is usually packed with activities.

Source: Seychelles News Agency