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Youth drowns

A 20-year-old drowned in the Dambulla-Kandalama Mahaweli Reservoir, while he was bathing along with his friends on Monday evening. His body was found after about three hours by the Police Life Saving Unit. The diseased was identified as Erathnage Sarath Senarathna, a resident of Ratnapura.

The man had visited his sister in Athuparayaya and had gone to the reservoir with his friends to bathe. They had attempted to swim to a isle in the middle of the reservoir and suddenly, the victim had disappeared, police said.

His body is kept at the Dambulla Base Hospital for autopsy. Dambulla police are investigating.

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