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Seven missing in Knuckles Range

9 April 2018 09:37 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Seven people who went trekking in the Knuckles Range had gone missing when they lost their way yesterday, Police said.

They said one of them had telephoned his parents last night and informed that they were lost in the forest.

The Panvila Police had commenced search operations after the parents had informed the 119 police emergency.(DS)

  Comments - 7

  • Saman Monday, 09 April 2018 10:17 AM

    Some day, sooner the better, I like to hear "225 MPs of the Sri Lanka parliament members went missing". Hope the these seven guys are fine.

    Labby Monday, 09 April 2018 11:31 AM

    Sadly though, our 225 MPs will never go missing. It's up to us to dump them somewhere.

    ANTON Monday, 09 April 2018 11:52 AM


    Jaliya Monday, 09 April 2018 11:17 AM

    If Karu Jayasuriya did not use the extra fuel from the military chopper yesterday we certainly could have used it to locate these lost individuals effectively. This is where we need these choppers for the useful purposes …. not to abuse by the political clowns.

    BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 09 April 2018 12:07 PM

    Absolutely true, now you will find Police and Army combing the jungles by foot but not one helicopter will be made available for a public cause.

    ravin Monday, 09 April 2018 01:23 PM

    can't they use GPS to locate these guys? If someone kept their mobile phone on for sure provider/GPS may pinpoint their location. Ha ..... ha ...... when they lost their way only they remember parents? Before they go have they informed the parents?

    Banda Monday, 09 April 2018 02:43 PM

    Helicopter for politician only,Tear gas for public only. Haaaa hag hag hag hag

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