Matale tragedy: Body of child found today

Eight people were reported missing yesterday while bathing in the Thelgamuwa Oya, Matale. The body of a child who was among the group of victims, was found today.

Police say that six bodies among the group of eight that went missing have been recovered as of now. Operations are still underway in search of two others who are still missing.

Diving teams from Sri Lanka Navy and Special Forces have joined the search party carried out by Police, Lifeguard Units and residents.

Bodies of three women and two males, discovered yesterday, are lying at the Dambulla Hospital.The victims are residents of Nattandiya.