Mother attempts suicide killing 2 children


A mother has attempted to commit suicide with her two children within the Koneswaran Fort, Trincomalee by jumping into the sea, causing the death of the two children.

The preliminary investigations have revealed that the mother has pushed her children first before jumping into the sea.

A 12 year old girl and a 6 year old boy from Kantale area have died at 1 pm today following the incident.

The 32 year old mother who attempted suicide is currently receiving treatment at the ICU of the Trincomalee Hospital.

 The motive behind the suicide has not come to the limelight yet