Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 8:53
9 drowns within 3 days.-Video
9 individuals have drowned within the past 3 days. 3 individuals who went to bathe in the Kandan-kulam lake in Selva-nagar, Kilinochchi yesterday have drowned.
Two of the deceased are in the ages of 16 and 17 while the other is 8 years old. Police media spokesperson office said that all 3 of them are residents of the Selva-nagar area in Kilinochchi.
Meanwhile two children who went to bathe in the Ma-oya near the Attapitiya bridge in Ussapitiya, Mawanella have also died.
The deceased are a 13 year old boy and a 16 year old girl.
Meanwhile another individual who went to bathe at the Ma-thatilla oya in Bandarawela with his friends and relatives has also drowned.
Meanwhile a mother and a son who went to bathe in the De-ella oya in Bemulla, Gampaha also died on Friday.