Two missing, five rescued in the seas off Mount Lavinia

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)