The students S R Giridaran, D M
Thangeeswaram and V K Raja who were rescued with their
teacher Y Seedaran
Coastguard rescue three teens from drowning
Sri Lanka Coast Guard officials rescued three students from drowning
at the Nilaweli Beach in Trincomalee on Monday. Lifeguards attached to
the Gopalapuram 'Life saving' point in Nilaweli rescued the three
The three students of Batuwatta Tamil College, Badulla were dragged
away by strong currents.
Coastguards D H S Maduwantha and K K D Saranage who saw the students
in difficulty, rescued them. The students were later handed over to
their teacher Y Seedaran.
S R Giridaran, 16, D M Thangeeswaram, 15, and V K Raja, 15, thanked
the Coastguard personnel for saving them.