January 30, 2017 11:07 am
Two youths have gone missing while bathing in sea off Uppuveli, police said.
The police believe the youths have drowned in the sea and a search operation is underway to locate the bodies, an official said.
The missing youths, 25 and 28-year-old, have been identified as residents of Selvanayagapuram, Trincomalee.
The search operation is still underway with assistance from the Navy and residents of the area, it was reported.