Soldier drowns in Polwathumodara river

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One individual died after falling into the Polwathumodara river in close proximity to the Denipitiya bridge in Weligama.

Police stated the victim was a member of the Army attached to the Abhimansala Army camp in Kamburupitiya.

The deceased is a 27-year-old resident of Dehigahahena. The remains of the victim are currently at the Matara hospital. Investigations are underway into the incident.