Two drown in Payagala

Two people drowned in Payagala last evening after they went for a swim in the sea, the police media unit said today.

A group of people had gone for a swim and two of them had then drowned and were pronounced dead in hospital.

The victims were identified as 20 year old Charith Wasantha and 28 year old Sumith Priyankara.

Both victims are residents of Maggona.