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A twelve year boy residing with his parents at the police quarters in Colombo accidentally choked himself to death with a boy scout’s scarf.

The tragedy occurred when he pulled up the knot on the scarf after putting on his brother’s scout uniform, said hospital sources.

The boy’s parents had rushed him to hospital after cutting the scarf but they were too late and the boy died.

The victim was a student of Ananda College, Colombo and the son of a police officer attached to the Narahenpita police.
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  • Dr. Goone Monday, 18 August 2014 06:53 AM

    He was from Nalanda, not Ananda

    Manel Sunday, 17 August 2014 11:30 PM

    What a tragedy.

    Banda Monday, 18 August 2014 04:22 AM

    Time has come for a change

    shan Monday, 18 August 2014 04:27 AM

    Give up the old method of scarf...It is like we are still using 'Pol athu-Hulu athu' in a super sonic age.

    Ammaa Sunday, 17 August 2014 03:31 PM

    Too much bad news,, need change

    Amila. G Monday, 18 August 2014 04:40 AM

    When police , stops you in this country you are anyway guilty and charged . Unless otherwise......... Ha....ha...ha....

    Sylvia Haik Monday, 18 August 2014 11:21 AM

    Amila.G. Your personal animosity on an unfortunate tragedy is beneath contempt.


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