(NewsRadio); A teenager has died by drowning while bathing in the Katupila tank in Sevanagala.
The teenager who was in the area on a family trip was reportedly floating in the lake with the use of a bicycle tube while several other family members were swimming.
The boy had suddenly drowned and according to Police he was rescued and rushed to the hospital.
However, he has passed away upon admission to the Danduma Hospital.
The deceased was a 14-year old resident of Pelmadulla.
The body is placed at the Embilipitiya Hospital for the postmortem examination.
The Sevanagala Police is conducting further investigations.