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 Accident at boxing practices results in student's death
A 17 year old student who was hospitalized following an accident during boxing practices, died yesterday morning, Colombo National Hospital Accident Service Director Dr Prasad Ariyawansa told the yesterday.
He said that the student who was hit by the opponent during boxing practices on Sunday had been admitted to the Homagama hospital.
Later he was transferred to the Colombo National Hospital and was treated at the Intensive Care Unit. The student had died around 3.30am yesterday after being unconscious for several days.
The victim, Buddhi Indika was a student of Dharmapala Vidyalaya in Pannipitiya.
Dr Ariyawansa said that the reason of the death as they detected was the internal bleeding and swelling of the brain.
He said that a postmortem would be carried out later.