A student couple of the Grade 11 class had drowned in Deduru Oya reservoir in Minuwangete, Wariyapola this afternoon, the Police said.
The Police have launched a search operation since the bodies of the boy and girl who were believed to be in a relationship, had not been found yet, the Police Media Unit said.
The people in the area found two school bags, some books and a uniform belonging to the missing students on the bund of the reservoir.
Wariyapola Police have sought the assistance of the Navy Divers to find the bodies.
OIC Wariyapola CI Priyantha is conducting inquiries. (Kevin Kariyawasam)