Bodies of all victims from Matale drowning recovered

The bodies of all the victims from the drowning incident in Matale have been recovered, the Police said.

The Police said that the bodies of two children were found today and with that eight bodies had been recovered.

Earlier the Police suspected that 10 people had drowned on Saturday but later the number of missing was reported as eight.

Following search operations carried out by the Police and the Army all eight bodies had been recovered.

The eight people had gone for a bath in the Thelgamu –Oya on Saturday when they were dragged away by strong currents and drowned. (Colombo Gazette)


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