Naval officers found the bodies of two schoolchildren who had drowned while bathing at the Preethipura beach in Wattala.
Four school children were swimming in the sea when two of them were swept away by the sea and disappeared, Police said.
The bodies of the two students were found during a joint operation conducted by Navy divers and residents of the area.”
The victims were two Year 10 students of Mahara Kumara Vidyalaya,” Police said.The deceased have been identified as K.K. Ruvinda Punsara (15) Y.M.T. Sanchitha Sadakelum (15).