An investigation is underway over the death of two children in Sammanthurai, the Police said.
The two children had been found in a pit in Sammanthurai and are believed to have fallen inside it yesterday (Saturday).
The two boys, aged 3 and 6, had reportedly fallen inside while looking at a kite being flown last evening.
The bodies of the two boys were recovered last evening and have been placed in hospital.
The Sammanthurai Police cordoned off the area today and conducted further investigations at the site. (Colombo Gazette)