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Indian boy on cricket tour to Sri Lanka drowns in pool


A twelve-year-old Indian boy who arrived to Sri Lanka to participate in a cricket tournament drowned in a pool last evening.

The boy drowned while swimming in the pool with three other team mates, in a Hotel in Pamunugama.

He died after being rushed to the Pamunugama Hospital.

The deceased boy is reportedly a resident of Gujarat, India.

He was due to participate in an under seventeen cricket tournament along with a team of nineteen members.

Post-mortem examinations will be conducted today.

Pamunugama Police is investigating.