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Major fire at ‘Sathosa building’

31 July 2013 01:49 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A major fire broke out at the Sathosa Building at the Vauxaul Street, Slave Island, in the early hours today causing heavy damages to the seventh floor of the building and destroying several offices of the Ministry of Cooperative and Trade.

Accordingly, Chairman’s office of the Cooperative Wholesale Establishment(CWE) and the media unit of the Ministry of Cooperative and Trade were completely destroyed due to the fire.

  Comments - 4

  • shihan Wednesday, 31 July 2013 07:55 AM

    Kachcheri...... Colombo Port and now Sathosa...... Where else...???

    OMG Wednesday, 31 July 2013 08:47 AM

    Usually fires happen at government buildings when VIPs want certain records destroyed.

    MirakRajBanda Wednesday, 31 July 2013 09:59 AM

    This can happen in any Governmet building where ''unwanted'' official documents are stored......

    Sujee Wednesday, 31 July 2013 11:03 AM

    Check Chairman's wife's brother's bank accounts to find some burnt records!

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