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The Navy recovered the body of a seven year-old boy who had fallen into a stream near Dharmarama Road in Narahenpita this afternoon, police said.

The victim who was an inmate of a children’s home had reportedly slipped over to the stream on his way to the hostel.

His body is to be taken to the Kalubowila Hospital for further investigations.

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  • Sanjay Thursday, 13 December 2012 10:28 AM

    Aiyo!

    mahesha Thursday, 13 December 2012 10:28 AM

    lama nivasavala lamai thaniyama eliyata yavanavada?
    ehema nam eliyata yavapu eka thamai veredda.

    Rishard Thursday, 13 December 2012 10:38 AM

    Allha will give him paradise ...

    manpei Thursday, 13 December 2012 11:13 PM

    Yes the hostel authority are responsible for the children. But do you guys ahve any idea how over crowded and understaffed Srilankan orphanages are? We strugle to take care on our 1 or 2 kids. In these places the ratio of caretakers to kids are sometimes 1 to 10 or 20. They need funding by government and well wishes.

    Mario Thursday, 13 December 2012 11:05 AM

    My child is 7 years old. I can just imagine the fear & anguish of this child as he fell in the water. I hope Rishard is right & God gives him a place in paradise. To be in a children’s home at age 7. He had already suffered enough I think.

    Powerless Thursday, 13 December 2012 11:58 AM

    Paradise is our invention to console ourselves in these kind of situation.

    Dee Friday, 14 December 2012 02:59 AM

    well said

    thahira Iqbal Thursday, 13 December 2012 02:50 PM

    Allah decides where and when one should die. But are not the hostel athorities responsible for the welfare of the child?

    thahira Iqbal Thursday, 13 December 2012 02:53 PM

    Are not the authorities of the home responsible for their carelessness?


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