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Six killed in Sri Lanka as boat capsized in lake

Last Updated: Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 21:48

Colombo: At least six persons, including
three of the same family, have been killed when their boat
capsized at a lake in Sri Lanka`s north central province,
police said on Thursday.

Husband and wife and their two-and-a-half-year-old
child are among the victims. Their boat capsized when they
were enjoying a ride in Mahasen lake in Polonnaruwa district,
police said.

According to initial reports, others drowned were
women. The family from central hill country was visiting their


First Published: Thursday, December 23, 2010 - 21:48
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