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A 22-year-old girl who jumped into the Upper Kotmale Reservoir from the Thalawakale Railway Bridge was rescued by the OIC of Thalawakale while a 32-year-old youth who attempted to rescue the girl drowned in the reservoir, police said.

Police said the deceased who was a resident of Lindula has drowned in his attempts to rescue the girl.

The passers-by and others have attempted to save both the victims but had failed.

Meanwhile, Thalawakale Police OIC who arrived at the location had rescued the girl with the help of another police officer.

She was admitted to the Lindula Hospital.

Police rescuers found the body of the deceased 32-year-old afterwards.

 

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  • Warren Raed Friday, 22 May 2020 05:37 AM

    Hats off to the police officers for their genuine effort, sincerity, commitment to their duty, moral obligation and concern to human life. These officers should be honored.

    Lawry Friday, 22 May 2020 06:46 AM

    That is true martyrdom by the youth

    Sammy Friday, 22 May 2020 07:48 AM

    Kudos to the courageous youth for his selfless sacrifice. May he find eternal peace.

    Gayan Friday, 22 May 2020 09:26 AM

    He is a hero.

    Devendra William Friday, 22 May 2020 09:27 AM

    Ladies first? Anyway good job done by the Police Officers.

    DHA Friday, 22 May 2020 11:37 AM

    May God bless his brave soul ! RIP....at least now that girl should realize the value of creation and do good for the society instead of end it !


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