A woman who had tried to jump off a railway bridge into the Kotmale reservoir yesterday had got stuck in the concrete structure of he bridge. The Talawakele Police had extricated her.
Police said her backbone was injured.
Preliminary investigations had revealed that she had tried to commit suicide after the break up of a 2-year old love affair.
The victim, a 21 year old trainee teacher, had been admitted to hospital.
Police are conducting further investigations. (Shantha Chandrasiri, Talawakele)