Four students drown in Medawachchiya tank
February 19, 2020 10:36 pm
Four students are reported dead after drowning in Medawachchiya tank in Gomarankadawala police division.
The incident has taken place at around 4.30 pm this evening (19), according to the police.
The students, who are from a school in Hali-Ela, Badulla, had been on a field trip in the area.
A total of seven students had drowned in the tank however, three of them were rescued and admitted to the Gomarankadawala Hospital.
Gomarankadawala Police is conducting further investigations into the incident.