Two people have been reported missing and five others have been rescued in the seas off Mount Lavinia.
The Police said that a group had gone to Mount Lavinia on a day out.
A few of them had gone to bath in the sea when tragedy struck.
The Police said that two 18 year-old youth had been dragged out to sea and are missing.
Five others were rescued and brought ashore.
A search operation has been launched to locate those missing. (Colombo Gazette)