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Man drowns

A man had drowned after falling into watercourse, while he was fishing, Pitigala police said.

He was identified as Godakanda Kankanamge Asoka Premalal (49), a resident of Pitigala. The victim had been draining water of a stream along with another seven persons using a motor pump to catch fish when he fell into it, police said.

He had died on admission to hospital. The post-mortem was to be held yesterday evening at the Elpitiya Hospital. Pitigala police are investigating.