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26 September 2012 12:13 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


More than hundred railway sleepers were destroyed due to a fire in the railway track between Saliyapura and Bandarapuliyankulama, Anuradhapura area this afternoon.

The Train services were interrupted for a short time due to the fire.

Senior officer of the railway control room stated that they have taken steps to deploy a team to repair the track. (Rohana Chandradasa)

  Comments - 5

  • janaka Wednesday, 26 September 2012 12:23 PM

    What ?

    Why this news is incomplete

    Medusa Wednesday, 26 September 2012 12:46 PM

    But how could it have happened, unless it was a deliberate act of mischief or sabotage. It couldn't have been due to the severe drought. Railway sleepers have survived the raging sun even in the Sahara!

    Hal Thursday, 27 September 2012 04:09 AM

    I have observed the famers setting fire to the dried fields. This may have caused to fire. In Sri Lanka most people do not care of the others, that is the cause of most of these problems.

    Gemba Wednesday, 26 September 2012 01:11 PM

    Who is responsible??? not the previous CM right????

    Hussain Wednesday, 26 September 2012 06:55 PM

    This may be sabotage by keft over elements of the defunct LTTE.

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