A get-together among friends ended in tragedy at Pallewela, Mirigama when two people including the host died and two others hospitalised last night after consuming liquor, police said.
The two who were rushed to the Wathupitiwala Hospital were identified as policemen attached to the Mirigama police and served at the Pallewela police checkpoint.
Hospital sources said they had consumed the same deadly liquor and were currently receiving treatment at the ICU.
Police said the victims were identified as the host D.A. Nihal (57) and S.A. Sarathchandra (48).(DS)
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