Afghan teen dies in hospital after drowning

drownAn Afghan teen died in hospital after drowning in Thalpe, the police media unit said today.

The police said that the 16 year old Afghan national and three other Afghan nationals had drowned at sea in Thalpe yesterday.

Area residents had however managed to rescue all four and took them to hospital.

The police said that a 16 year old Afghan boy however died on admission to hospital. His body is at the Karapitiya hospital. (Colombo Gazette)