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Undergrad drowns

An undergrad (21) of the Colombo University drowned in the Udukiriwilawewa in Weeraketitya when the boat he was on along with three friends capsized.

He was a resident of Hittetiya , Matara.

The victim had visited a friend in Weeraketiya and gone for a boat ride, Weeraketiya police said.

The police said that the victim drowned while he was swimming towards the bank.

The three friends clung on to the capsized boat until they were rescued by the residents of the area, police said.