A young man slipped and fell into the waterfall while taking a selfie photo near a waterfall in Udaweriya Plantation, Sanweli Eastate area of Haldummulla police area on September 2 evening.
Police suspect that two young men came to see the waterfall and one of the young men slipped and fell into the waterfall while taking a selfie.
During a search operation conducted by Haldummulla police and local residents, the dead body of the young man was found on September 3 in a ditch about 200 meters below the incident.
The deceased was twenty-four years old and was a resident of Guruthalawa area. About 12 Sri Lankans so far died due to Selfie related accidents since 2017. (LankaXpress.com )