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Parliament canteen staffer drowns in Benthara River

29 July 2014 10:07 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A member of the Parliament canteen staff is reported to have drowned in the Benthara River today while they were having a party on a floating restaurant on the Benthara River, police said.

They said he had fallen into the river when he tried to get into another boat for a boat ride.

He was rescued by divers within 15 minutes but had died on admission to the BenthotaHospital.

  Comments - 3

  • ABC Tuesday, 29 July 2014 03:49 PM

    Must be drunk i guess via DM Android App

    sss Tuesday, 29 July 2014 10:56 AM

    like MPs he may have been too heavy with all the free food in Parliament

    Nimal Tuesday, 29 July 2014 11:02 AM

    Drunk I guess ...sorry i cant think of anything


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