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Fisherman (53) drowns in unprotected, flooded culvert

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Udappuwa Police reported that a fisherman (53), a father of three, from in the Udappuwa area, while returning home from work, drowned in flood waters on Saturday (4).

A culvert in the road he was walking on had broken and was covered by the flood water, which the victim failed to notice.

The body of the victim was later found by the local residents, after the wife and children informed that he had not returned home.

The body taken to the Puttalam Hospital and the postmortem conducted yesterday (5).

It is reported that this is the second death due to floods in the Puttalam district.

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