Friday, December 26, 2014

Around 14 Persons Killed And 700,000 Affected Due To Adverse Weather Condition In The Country

Around 14 persons were killed and nearly 700,000 persons displaced due to the land slides mud slides  and floods occurred throughout the island during past few days as a result of the heavy showers. The worst affected district is Badulle where around 10 deaths  have been reported .

At Ripola in Badulle District 6 persons were killed due to a land slide  occurred at a area where  5 houses situated  and another 4 are missing according to the sources.

Meanwhile president Mahinda Rajapaksha has instructed the authorities to provide urgent relief to the affected people due to  adverse weather condition .The rescue efforts carrying out  out by Tri forces in the affected areas have been hampered due to electricity cuts caused due to floods.

CID Had Arrested Two Persons With A Foreign Made Pistol

Criminal Investigations  Department(CID)Officers had arrested two persons with a Foreign made  Automatic Pistol in their possession ...