U. Rohit (12), who resided in the Kottapattu Sri Lankan Tamil refugee camp, drowned in a pond at Khajamalai in Tiruchi.
The boy, a fourth standard student in a private school at Subramaniapuram in Tiruchi, had gone to a pond for fishing along with his friends when the tragedy occurred.
The body was retrieved and sent to the Government Hospital. The K.K. Nagar police have registered a case. (Colombo Gazette)