‘Over 70 persons drowned in Kurunegala this year’ | Daily News

‘Over 70 persons drowned in Kurunegala this year’

Seventy eight persons had drowned while they were bathing in unsafe waterways in this year, Police sources said.

Disaster Management Centre Media Director Pradeep Kodippili has sent a circular to the Divisional Secretaries and school heads in Kurunegala informing that parents and teachers must protect their children in the school vacation preventing them from bathing in unsafe waterways.

About 17 persons including five students died of drowning in this year in Kurunegala and Puttalam, Kurunegala Senior Divisional Secretary W.E. Jayathilake sad.

 


 

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