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Four persons, including three children, were rescued by members of the Police Life Saving Unit yesterday in separate incidents.

Police Media Unit said the lifeguards had been on special duties in view of the Poson Poya. The life saving units have been on duty covering all reservoirs and tanks in Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla, Matale, Tangalle (Tissamaharama).

Accordingly, police lifeguards rescued a 51-year-old man and a 7-year-old schoolboy at Basawakkulama Wewa. A 4-year-old child was rescued after getting into difficulty at Tisawewa while a 13-year-old male child was rescued in Dambulla.