Five drownings within 24 hours

Five drownings within 24 hours

Five drownings within 24 hours

Written by Staff Writer

14 Jan, 2019 | 11:20 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Five people including two foreign nationals have reportedly drowned within the last 24 hours.

Pamunugama

A 45-year-old woman drowned in the coastal area of Epamulla, Pamunugama near Bopitiya while the body of a 50-year-old man was discovered from the Delathura stream near Ja – Ela.

Vennapuwa

A 28-year-old German national who was bathing in the coastal area near the Velankanni Church in Wennapuwa had also drowned.

Matara

A 36-year-old British national died yesterday (January 13) while he was surfing in the Madihe seas in Matara.

Nawalapitiya

Meanwhile, an 18-year-old child drowned yesterday (January 13) when he was bathing with a group of friends in the Mahaweli river.

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