Rain drains gems in Kantale

2012-10-29 07:16:47

Over 1000 people have started searching gems on the bank of Kantale tank following rumours of several gems being surfaced after heavy rain from yesterday.

Police sources said that people have gathered in numbers after a rumour that four gem stones were found yesterday and today from the bank of the tank. The police and Army have been deployed to prevent digging the bank or committing any other illegal activity. (Pix by W.M Wickremesinghe)

  Comments - 11

  • tiranha Monday, 29 October 2012 00:00

    gold, gems everywhere. .... via DM Android App

    Reply : 1       5

    A W Abdulkany Monday, 29 October 2012 00:00

    gems in Kantale wash away the price increase of flour and bread via DM Android App

    Reply : 2       12

    A W Abdulkany Monday, 29 October 2012 00:00

    not only gem will surface denque will also surface Minister of Health get your kits ready to protect the people via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       0

    Jagath Leanage Monday, 29 October 2012 08:09

    Dont worry. A politician will handle this, will come with a backoe and lorries & take entire soil to a safe place. Summa to people living in Kanthale.

    Reply : 2       19

    Lanka Lion - Sydney Monday, 29 October 2012 09:25

    For some this must be a blessing in disguise like the 2005 Tsunami which made some millionaires instantly

    Reply : 1       8

    Bureau crowd Monday, 29 October 2012 09:54

    We are already here...

    Reply : 4       3

    Gregory Monday, 29 October 2012 10:02

    with soaring cost of living, people are desperate for hope and will believe anything

    Reply : 1       7

    mofaruk Monday, 29 October 2012 10:56

    You wouldn't even find just 10 people if called for a charity work or a Shiramadhana

    Reply : 1       22

    Titanic Monday, 29 October 2012 11:40

    Again now this story,earlier oil,then Gold in kelani river,gem in kataragama, I dont understand some one is playing fool.

    Reply : 1       8

    Sareek Monday, 29 October 2012 12:03

    Get ready to recriute house maid from M.E to srilanka

    Reply : 4       3

    ANTON Tuesday, 30 October 2012 06:17

    Any signs or rumors of appearing gems in beira lake, we can make a free cleanup.

    Reply : 0       5

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