An unfortunate incident was reported to us today of a 9 year old child passing away during an operation carried out at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital in Colombo.
The parents of the deceased child stated that the child had been receiving treatment at Ward 20 of the hospital for about a month before a first surgery was carried out on the 27th of February.
The child’s father who is a resident of Weligama speaking to our news team stated that the child had passed away during the operation.
The child’s mother also spoke to us about the untimely death of her child.
We contacted the Lady Ridgeway Hospital to find out details regarding this incident.
However a spokesperson for Ward 20 indicated that we need to call back later since they need time to investigate this incident.