3 drown in Batticaloa boat accident
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 28 August 2007, 15:28 GMT]
Three persons including a girl drowned, and five others injured when
their boat capsized Tuesday around 4:00 p.m in the Ku'rma'nve'li
River in Batticaloa district when returning after attending temple festival in
Ma'ndoor, Ka'luvagnchikkudi police said.
The victims drowned dead were identified as Vadivel, 54,
Sureschandran, 37 and Laxitha, 7, all residents of Ka'luvaagnchikkudi.
The injured are being treated at Ka'luvaagnchikkudi hospital where the
bodies are kept for post mortem examination and inquest.