Brother and sister fight for life in Wellawaya tank

Brother and sister fight for life in Wellawaya tank

Brother and sister fight for life in Wellawaya tank

Written by Staff Writer

14 Jun, 2016 | 1:03 pm

A six-year-old has drowned while bathing in the Thora Ara Wewa in Athiliwewa, Wellawaya.

The child had gone to bathe in the tank with his grandmother and five-year-old sister. The six-year -old boy and his sister had drowned while bathing.

The boy’s grandmother had rescued the two children and admitted them to the Wellawaya Base Hospital.The six-year-old is resident of the Athiliwela area in Wellawaya passed away upon admission to the hospital.

His sister was transferred to the Badulla Hospital for further treatment.

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