Sunday, July 8, 2018

Bodies of missing principal and student found In Ekgal Oya

Bodies of the principal and the student who went missing at Ekgal Oya have been recovered.

A principal and 3 others were reported missing at Ekgal Oya in Damana-Ampara, this morning (08).

A group from Kandana-Badulla Siriseevali Maha Vidyalaya had come on a trip to Damana, where, 9 people from the group had ridden a boat in Ekgal Oya.

The boat had then capsized and fishermen in the area had been able to rescue 5 of them while 4 others had gone missing.

Reportedly, among the missing are the Principal of the said school, a teacher, guardsman of the school and a 13 year student.

Police and the residents in the area had commenced a search for the missing persons, according to the Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara.