Two motorcyclists die after falling into canal | Daily News

Two motorcyclists die after falling into canal

Two youths were killed and two others were seriously injured when the motorbike they were travelling fell into a canal of the Wamedilla reservoir in Galewela on Saturday.

Four youths were riding a motorbike on the Wamedilla reservoir bund located at the Galewela Divisional Secretariat on Saturday morning, when the motorbike veered off the road and fell into the reservoir canal.

“Two were found dead while the other two were hospitalized with serious injuries. The injured have been admitted to the Dambulla Weera Denzil Kobbekaduwa Base Hospital,” Police said.

The deceased have been identified as 16-year-old Bissural Razik Samindas and Nawser Ali Musjid, both residents of Nabadagahawatta.

Police said reckless riding was the main reason for the accident. Galewela Police are conducting further investigations.



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