Three youths drown in Batticaloa lagoon

Three youths drowned in the Batticaloa lagoon today and their bodies were later recovered.

The Police said that the three youths had drowned in the Kattankudy lagoon in Batticaloa.

They had been travelling on a boat with two others when the boat capsized.

Two people were rescued while three were missing. The bodies were later recovered and investigations are now underway.