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Two workers had been killed and another was injured when an earth embankment collapsed on them, while building a retention wall at the Mawanella Town this morning, the Police said.

They said the workers who were stuck underneath the debris were admitted to the Mawanella Hospital.The 44 year-old M.K. Jayasiri and 46 year-old Thilak Rupasingha succumbed to injuries after they were admitted to the hospital.

 

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  • chandra Tuesday, 23 May 2017 12:38 PM

    Heading of the nees to be corrected as retaining wall. not retention via DM Android App

    DHA Tuesday, 23 May 2017 02:44 PM

    Its time the quality of the cement in the market is checked by the GOV officials.....


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