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Saturday, 24 March 2012 - 14:17
Man drowns while gem mining in Kalu Ganga
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A man has drowned while looking for gems in the Kalu Ganga yesterday.

Police reports indicate that the man was part of a 7 member group who were using two boats for their gem mining activities.

The deceased is said to have dived underwater in search of gems but his Oxygen valve had come undone thereby causing the drowning.

The deceased is a 22 year old resident of the Kiriella area in Ratnapura.

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