Father (38) and two children 15 and 11) have drowned while bathing in the Ellawala waterfall at Wellawaya. Family had gone to bathe in the waterfall this evening (October 20) while three of them had reportedly drowned. Villagers and Police in the area had rescued the three persons and rushed to the Wellawaya Hospital. However, they were pronounced dead on admission, police said.

Wellawaya Police is conducting an investigations into the deaths.