In a tragic turn of events, a mother had jumped into the Chandrika Wewa in Embilipitiya with her two children. The mother and her youngest son had died.
According to Police, the mother had jumped into the lake with her two sons but were rescued and admitted to hospital on 1 July.
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Nihal Thalduwa said the oldest son, who is 11-year-old, is receiving treatment at the Embilipitiya Hospital.
The mother was 32 years old while the deceased son was five years old.
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By Aloka Kasturiarachchi