Unattended 5-year-old drowns at Galkadawala Tank

Unattended 5-year-old drowns at Galkadawala Tank

Written by Staff Writer

20 Apr, 2019 | 8:09 pm

Colombo (News 1st): Importance of having parents’ full attention towards protecting children from dangerous instances was yet again recalled by an incident took place in Galgadawala, Ralapanawa in Anuradhapura yesterday (April 19).

5-year-old Nimesh Gimhana, the youngest of the family of 4, had gone bathing in the Galkadawala Tank yesterday (April 19) with relations when tragedy struck.

A family relative had bathed the 5-year-old and had placed him on the tank bund. However, a few minutes later 5-year-old Nimesh had gone missing.

A relative noted that after a quite a long search they came across Nimesh’s body which suddenly appeared in the water.  When 5-year-old Nimesh died at the Galkadawala Tank, it once again reminds the nation of the importance of paying attention to one’s children.

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