Three children were killed when their mother threw them into a well in Thandikulam, Vavuniya this morning.
According to the police, the mentally unstable woman had also jumped into the well but survived.
The police said that the children were aged 5, 3 and 1 1/2 years old.
The mother was admitted to the Vavuniya hospital for treatment.
Investigations are underway. (Colombo Gazette)