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Student dies while playing football at school

21 March 2019 07:06 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A student of the Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa has died due to sudden illness while playing football at school playground this afternoon, the police said.

They said the student (18) died on admission to the Panadura Hospital.

  Comments - 3

  • Kabinda Friday, 22 March 2019 02:55 AM

    Is it Rugby football or Association football?

    shanthapriya Friday, 22 March 2019 09:38 AM

    pls give full details of illness as well in order to save students from similar incidents. is it due to dehydration or heart attack followed by too much exhausting body by himself. very sad to hear such news

    Kamala Nonis Friday, 22 March 2019 02:33 PM

    Sad to hear such sudden deaths. Parents must be feeling awful. I am of strong opinion, all school children should undergo a comprehensive cardiovascular screening before embarking on competitive sports. RIP for the angel!

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