Authorities commence search operation after teenager goes missing in Mahaweli River

Authorities commence search operation after teenager goes missing in Mahaweli River

Authorities commence search operation after teenager goes missing in Mahaweli River

Written by Staff Writer

23 Jul, 2014 | 12:42 pm

Photo used for representational purposes

Search operations have been launched into finding a youth who had drowned and gone missing after taking a swim in the Mahaweli River near the Peradeniya Train Bridge.

Police stated that a 19-year-old youth, a resident of the Menikhinna area had gone missing on July 22 evening.

The youth had met with the accident while he had been swimming with a few others in the Mahaweli River.

Police stated that the Navy has is also assisting the search operation for the youth.

 

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