Lifeguards attached to the Sri Lanka Coastguard (SLCG) Lifesaving Post, Mount Lavinia beach saved three children from drowning on Sunday (18).
The rescued, all residents of Mt. Lavinia comprised a nine -year-old boy and two girls aged 13 and 11 years respectively, they said.
The SLCG has been engaged in life saving activities since the end of the war in 2009. They have saved a total of 1,749 lives including 752 foreigners, from drowning. SLCG, an adjunct of the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN), functions under the Defence Ministry.