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Mother of Kirinda tragedy dies

The family at the Kirinda beach moments before the tragedy.
The family at the Kirinda beach moments before the tragedy.

Hasini Wijesuriya, the mother who was receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private hospital, Colombo after the family drowned in Yala beach in Kirinda, passed away last Saturday (29).

Four family members from Hatton was rescued after being swept away in a current at the Yala beach on June 23.

However, the father (38) and the two daughters, aged 4 and 6 years, died in hospital.

The mother (33) was transferred to the Ampara hospital via a helicopter and subsequently, the relatives transferred her to a private hospital in Colombo.

The funeral and the final rites of the father and the two daughters were held on June 25 at Hatton Kudagama cemetery. The family had been on a trip organized by a workplace and visited the Yala beach when the incident occurred.


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