Boxing brings death to school girl?

by Cyril Wimalasurendre

KANDY – A 17-year-old girl of Sivali Vidyalaya, Ratnapura participating in an Inter-school boxing competition at Balagolla after falling ill over a week ago died at the Kandy General Hospital on Tuesday 10.

The A/Level student Harshani Sewwandi was a competitor at the Inter-School boxing competition in the premises of a BOI industrial firm at Pallekele, police said.

The event took place on October 30 and the student who fell ill was admitted to Kandy general hospital.

She was undergoing treatment till Tuesday 10.

A post-mortem examination on her death was scheduled to be held by the Kandy JMO.

She was from Delgahawata, Pelmadulla, according to Balagolla police holding investigations.

IP, Pushpakumara, OIC, Balagolla police station is heading investigations on the directions of ASP Kamal Ranaweera.

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