Two tourists injured from falling coconut tree

17 February 2017 09:12 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Two foreigners were injured after a coconut tree fell on them while they were swimming in a pool in a tourist hotel at Kammala area in Wennappuwa yesterday, police said.

They were admitted to the Nawaloka hospital.

They said the injured were identified as British nationals aged 44 and 65.

Wennappuwa police are conducting investigations

  Comments - 7

  • Annonymous Friday, 17 February 2017 11:38 AM

    Seriously? is this even news!?

    ANTON Friday, 17 February 2017 12:17 PM

    BECAUSE THIS IS A FOREIGN INJURY, NOT A LOCAL ONE.

    ANTON Friday, 17 February 2017 12:20 PM

    SINCE 1800 , WE HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO HIT ENGLISHMEN, AT LEAST , LANKAN COCONUT TREE DID IT TODAY.

    Nony Friday, 17 February 2017 12:37 PM

    Of course, it is news!

    Akimbo! Friday, 17 February 2017 01:11 PM

    the thing is this coconut tree had fallen on to two foreigners if same thing happened to a local guy, this wouldn't be a news.

    man Friday, 17 February 2017 02:18 PM

    I am surprised at such comments by some infants?!!

    bayya Friday, 17 February 2017 03:26 PM

    Most of the people in this country jump the gun fairly quickly.


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