Body of Saudi tourist who drowned in Mahaweli River found
June 21, 2018 01:49 pm
The body of the Saudi Arabian tourist, who went missing after an inflatable boat toppled in the Mahaweli River, has been recovered in the Warathenna area.
The 24-year-old female university student from Saudi Arabia was reported missing after the white water rafting boat toppled yesterday (20) at Gohagoda, Katugastota.
Police said that a group of 7 tourists from Saudi Arabia were on the boat which had commenced its journey from Peradeniya, and that only 6 of them were rescued.
The body was found following a search operation carried out along the banks of the river.