One drowns in Wemedilla Reservoir | Daily News

One drowns in Wemedilla Reservoir

One person of a group of five who had gone to have a bath in the Wemedilla Reservoir in the Naula Police Division on Thursday evening (8), drowned. The onlookers rescued another.

The lifeguards of the Dambulla Police found the body of the missing person on Friday at around 8 am. The deceased has been identified as 23-year-old Aswedagedara Duminda Sadharath Bandara, a resident of Medabedda Galewela.

The other victim has been admitted to the Galewela Divisional Hospital. The autopsy will be conducted at the same hospital. Naula Police are conducting further investigations.