Missing British national’s body found in Matale

Missing British national’s body found in Matale

Missing British national’s body found in Matale

Written by Lahiru Fernando

09 Mar, 2015 | 12:39 pm

The body of a 23-year-old British national who went missing while swimming in Nilwala, Raththota area in Matale has been found by lifeguards and the Sri Lanka Navy.

Police say the life an American girl, who was also a victim of the same accident, was saved and she is currently being treated at the Raththota Hospital.

The young British national together with four other foreign nationals and a Sri Lankan had been on a trip as they decided to have a swim in the area where the accident occurred.

Meanwhile, A 20 year old Indian youth had drowned while sea bathing in Eththukaala, Negombo.

Rescue operations are underway with the joint effort of the police and Navy.

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