Bodies of two youths found in canal in Kilinochchi

The bodies of two youths have been found in an irrigation canal in the Kilinochchi area.

The two youths, aged 20 and 18 years have been identified as residents of the Ahlapuram area of Kilinochchi, the police said.

Police suspect that the duo may have fallen into the canal while travelling at high speed on a motorcycle and losing control of the vehicle which had collided with a sign post.

The bodies have been taken to Kilinochchi Hospital for further investigations, following the on-site examination of Kilinochchi Magistrate.

Kilinochchi Police have initiated further investigations into the incident.


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