Young boy and elderly man drown in separate incidents

Young boy and elderly man drown in separate incidents

Young boy and elderly man drown in separate incidents

Written by Teena Marian

18 Mar, 2022 | 1:06 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Two people are reported to have drowned in separate incidents in Bandaragama, and Pamunugama.

Sri Lanka Police said a 14-year-old boy died after falling into a canal in the SOS Watte area in Bandaragama.

Police said the tragedy took place he attempts to reach and grab a branch that was floating in the canal.

At the same time, a 72-year-old man drowned while swimming in a canal in Pamunugama.

Meanwhile, a hotel worker died after falling into a water tank in a hotel in Welimada.

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