Youths of the area have rescued 13 persons including 8 school students who traveled in a three-wheeler which toppled into the Kandalama tank.
The police states that a 6 month old infant was also among them. The three-wheeler which was travelling towards Dambulla has toppled into the Kandalama tank near the sluice gate.
The passengers were travelling in the three –wheeler due to a mechanical problem in the bus they were travelling.
The police stated that however the youths who were in the area has been able to rescue those who were floating and drowning.
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