U-17 Indian cricketer drowns in hotel swimming pool in Sri Lanka

ANI | Updated: Sep 07, 2017 11:33 IST

<p><a href="/search?query=Colombo">Colombo</a> [<a href="/search?query=Sri Lanka">Sri Lanka</a>], Sept. 7 (ANI): In a tragic incident, a <a href="/search?query=U-17 Indian cricketer">U-17 Indian cricketer</a> was found dead in a hotel swimming pool in <a href="/search?query=Sri Lanka">Sri Lanka</a>.</p><p>The 12-year-old victim from Gujarat was part of an 18-member Indian team, who were in the country to take part in a U-17 tournament.</p><p>As per local media reports, four members in the squad were in the swimming pool of a hotel in <a href="/search?query=Pamunugama">Pamunugama</a> on Tuesday evening when the incident took place.</p><p>It was also reported that the boy, who reportedly drowned, was rushed to the hospital where he died.</p><p>As per media reports in Gujarat, the victim was identified as <a href="/search?query=Narendra Sodha">Narendra Sodha</a>, a native of Surat. (ANI)</p>