German tourist drowns in Hikkaduwa

A German tourist drowned in the seas off Hikkaduwa today, the Police said.

The tourist had been lodging at a hotel in Narigama and had reportedly gone for a sea bath and drowned.

The individual was reported dead after being admitted to the Hikkaduwa Arracchikanda Hospital.

The Police said the body was taken to the Galle Teaching Hospital for a post-mortem examination.(Colombo Gazette)