Hambantota drowning incident claims lives of members of one family

Hambantota drowning incident claims lives of members of one family

Hambantota drowning incident claims lives of members of one family

Written by Staff Writer

25 Apr, 2015 | 11:29 am

Three members of the same family drowned in the seas off the  Marei Road area in Hambantota on Saturday, April 25,

According to the police, the victims were residents of Colombo.

Police added that the victims had attended a wedding ceremony in Hambantota and had gone to the beach on the morning of Saturday April 25, when tragedy struck.

It was when the three children had gone off to the sea, that the parents tried to save them, and in the process the thirty-one-year-old mother had drowned.

The children who were aged ten, six and a two and a half years had also drowned.

Police  stated that the body of one child is yet to be recovered, The father survived this ordeal.

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