The seven youth who had gone missing while trekking in the Knuckles Range were rescued by the police today.
The Panvila Police said the search operations were launched this morning after one of them had telephoned his parents last night saying they were lost while trekking in the Knuckles Range.
The youth were aged between 22 and 24 and residents of Homagama.
They were located near Bambara Ella forest. (Darshana Sanjeewa and J.A.L Jayasinghe)