A school student was killed during a clash which flared between two groups of youths at Uthumgama area in Welipenna, Kalutara this afternoon.
Police noted that the victim has died after being attacked by a club.
The deceased student is a 16 year old from Uthumgama area.
Reports indicated that an argument between two students had led to the clash.
The body of the student is currently placed at Wettawa Hospital.