January 11, 2016 10:19 am
Two persons have drowned off the coast of Galle Face, Police said today. A 16 year old from Maligawatta area had initially drowned and another person who joined the search and rescue party had later drowned.
Police claim that the search for the 16 year old had commenced with the help of the Navy and Police when another person(34) from the Maligawatta area who joined the search party had slipped and fallen into the sea, and was pronounced dead upon admission to the Colombo National Hospital.
Police are conducting further inquiries.