Under 19 cricketer from India drowns

A 12-year-old boy of an under 19 cricket team from India visiting the country had died after he drowned in a hotel swimming pool in Pamunugama last evening, Police said.

They said the victim arrived in the country with his 19 team
members to participate in a cricket match tournament

He had drowned while swimming in the hotel swimming pool with four other team members and died on admission to the Pamunugama hospital.

The victim was a resident of Gujarat in India.