A 21-year-old female has been declared missing after being washed off into the sea while attempting to take a picture near the beach in Halawatha.
The accident had occurred at around 5.10 pm yesterday (1).
The 21-year-old, going by the name Dilki Shihara Bisman, a res8idnet of the Halawatha area, had arrived at the beach with friends and family, at the time of the accident.
Although another woman at the scene had saved a few other individuals who too had been washed off the beach, the girl was declared missing.
Despite a search expedition being launched at the time, the body has still not been found.