o3-year-old dies after falling into fishtank


A 03-year-old infant has died after falling into a fish tank in Madukele, Panvila.

The boy had been playing in the front of the house, when he fell into a water tank, two-and-a-half feet deep, which was used to breed fish.

The four siblings of the child had gone to school at the time of the incident, although the mother of the children had been home, Police Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said.

The body of the infant is currently being placed at the Theldeniya Hospital.