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At least one person was killed when an earth mound collapsed on a group of workers on the Matara-Akuressa entry/exit road to the Southern Highway this morning, police said.

A 53 year-old man was buried alive when the earth mound collapsed at around 11 a.m.

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  • MATHU Saturday, 21 December 2013 09:05 AM

    When such big projects are undertaking the internationally accepted safety measure should implemented to avert such human losses. Sri Lankan contractors ignore safety measures to earn more profit. Don’t care for poor workers.

    GC Saturday, 21 December 2013 06:19 PM

    Are you sure it is a Sri Lankan contractor and not a Chinese one?


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