Child on trip drowns in Kiriibbanara | Daily News


Child on trip drowns in Kiriibbanara

A 13-year-old child bathing in the Kiriibbanara in Udawalawa, Embiipitiya along with his family members drowned last week.

The deceased was identified as Vinuga Shashendra Wanigasekera, a Grade 8 student of the Urubokka National School.

The victim who was on a trip along with his parents and younger brother drowned in the Kiriibbanaara while he was bathing in the tank. The tour was organised by the Urubokka Trade Association, police said.

He died on admission to hospital.

The body was dispatched to the Embilipitiya Base Hospital for the post mortem. Secvanagala and Urubokka police are investigating.


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