Police has failed to locate the two girls who went missing yesterday while they were bathing in Kelani River in Wellampitiya- Kiththampahuwa area.
The girls, aged about 13 years, had drowned and disappeared 4.30 last evening.
Meanwhile, another girl who was drowning in the river was saved by residents and rushed to the National Hospital in Colombo.
The girls encountered this tragic event while visiting a relative’s funeral.
Police media said that Navy and Police officers were deployed to search for the two victims.