Students lost in Knuckles found during search operation

Students lost in Knuckles found during search operation

Students lost in Knuckles found during search operation

Written by Staff Writer

18 Jun, 2018 | 12:37 pm

Fourteen students who were reported missing while on tour at the Knuckles mountain range have been found during a search operation. The group was reported missing last evening (June 17). The students were aged between 15 and 18 years. The Students have been handed over to their parents through the Pinnawela Police.

The News 1st Correspondent reported that the students were found at around 1.30 this morning (June 18) during a search launched by the area residents, the Pinnawela police and Wildlife officers.

The past few months have seen an increase in the number of people losing their way in the Knuckles mountain range. Thereby, the Central provincial environmental protection organization notes that it would be safe if people touring the area get the assistance from area residents or wildlife officers when touring the area.

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