One killed in landslide in Ginigathhena: 10 shops destroyed

19 July 2019 10:35 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A 64-year-old man was killed after 10 shops in Ginigathhena were destroyed in a landslide this morning, police said.

They said the man had been buried in the debris and was recovered by the police, army and the residents.

The stretch of the Kandy-Ginigathhena road between Ginigathhena Police Station and the bus stand has been temporarily closed due to landslide risk.

 

Video by Ranjith Rajapaksha

  Comments - 2

  • Lord Wolfstein Friday, 19 July 2019 03:56 PM

    To blame is the government department, which has allowed to build shops there.

    George Harry Friday, 19 July 2019 05:45 PM

    Can anyone take tit-for-tat for this natural disaster by setting fire on particular communities' shops


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