Wadduwa tragedy: Death toll increased to three

The third person out of at least thirty partygoers who were admitted to the Panadura Base Hospital had been reported dead a short while ago, the Police said.

The deceased were identified as Eranda Perera (36) of Hena Road, Nilan Shamika (20) of Divulapitiya and Viduranga Desha (31) of Morntuduwa.

Thousands of youths had participated in the Facebook Party at the premises of a popular hotel in Wadduwa beach reportedly organized by an advertising firm in Kaduwela.