Five killed in Nilaveli boat accident

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Five persons were killed after a boat in which they were picking flowers capsized on Periyakulam tank in Nilaveli.

The victims have been identifies as three males and two females; residents of Periyakulam area.

Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said the boat capsized while they were plucking lotus flowers at the tank.

The Nilaveli Police are investigating.