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Five killed, 1299 affected by rain

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Five persons were killed and more than 1299 persons were affected due to the heavy rain and landslides affecting Kegalle, Galle and Kalutara Districts, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said.

Two persons were killed in Damala, while two children were killed in Kendawa due to landslides in the Kegalle District. 

Fourteen houses were also partially damaged due to the heavy rain and floods affecting these Districts, DMC officials said.

Speaking to Daily Mirror online DMC spokesman Pradeep Kodippili said that no major incidents were reported yet due to the rain and that village level relief activities are taking place to assist those affected.(Gandhya Senanayake)


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  • UK TAMIL BOY Friday, 27 May 2011 10:53 AM

    Bad Time For Sri lanka!

    Minister Friday, 27 May 2011 11:06 AM

    Or, is it a bad day for Sri Lanka?

    true sri lankan Saturday, 28 May 2011 01:27 AM

    The curse of god !

    Yuri Saturday, 28 May 2011 04:39 AM

    Is there only Sri Lankan or Tamils as well?

    ishan Sunday, 29 May 2011 03:50 AM

    It's very bad time for our country and our people


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