Two children drown at Maa Oya Estuary

Two children drown at Maa Oya Estuary

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The brother and sister of the same family that went for bathing near the Maa Oya Estuary at Waikkala in Wennappuwa have been drowned.
The brother and the sister who went for bathing with their father and mother and other relatives after participating in a mass held at the Waikkala Church faced this unfortunate incident. The brother had attempt to rescue his sister who was drowning. As a result both were drowned. The Police said that both of them died in this tragedy. They were 17 and 15 years of age. The bodies were found several hours after the incident following search operations mooted by the Navy with the support of the residents.
The Police are pursuing further investigations.