Saturday, March 18, 2017


Sixteen Persons Injured And Hospitalized After A Van They Were In Fallen A Precipice

Sixteen persons were injured and Hospitalized after a van they were
travelling in fallen a 50 feet deep precipice in Awissawella (Colombo) area yesterday (18).

The injured including eight females ,six males and two children were admitted to the Awissawella Hospital for treatment.

The accident had occurred as a result of the driver of the van carried a group of persons to a funeral house in dehiowita area ,fallen a sleep and unable to control the vehicle according to the police.

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During Search Operations 132 Land Mines Removed From Two Areas In North Yesterday (17)

The teams involving in removing land mines in
Northern Province had removed 132 anti personal  mines during the search operations carried out in periyamadu and kovilkanvikulam areas yesterday (17).

During the search operations teams had recovered a 81 mili meter motar bomb from the area according to the Sri Lanka Army.

A Cyclist Was Killed And Another Injured Due To A Bicycle -Lorry Collision

A cyclist was killed and another were injured and
hospitalized due to a Bicycle they were travelling in collided with a lorry  at depot junction on Negambo-Colombo main road in  the wee hours of this morning (18).

The injured were admitted to the Negambo Hospital for treatment.

The accident was occurred when a lorry traveling from chilaw to Colombo collided with the Bicycle.

Police have arrested the lorry driver regarding the accident.

President Sirisena To Leave Russia For An Official Visit

Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena is due to
leave Russia next wednesday (22) for a three day official visit as per an invitation made by Russian president Vladimir Putin according to the President's media division.

During the tour President Sirisena is due to hold bi lateral talks with Russian counterparts related to security and economy.

Sri Lanka and Russia due to sign several agreements related to science,technology and fisheries sectors during the Presudent's tour.

"Sama sambandathawayakama padanama Wana mitratwaya thula avanka adarayat ,anyonya wishwasaya,awabodaya menma iwasemada pawatiya yutu atara sith ridaweem thibiya yutu nowe.-Sama witama Saba mitratwaya surakinna."


Navy Have Arrested 17 Local Fishermen Illegally Fishing In Sri Lankan Waters

Sri Lanka Navy officers  have arrested 17 local
fishermen illegally fishing in sea coast above the Kalpitiya-Sinnapadu area without valid licences yesterday (17).

Navy officers have also taken into custody nine fishing nets and a dinghy boat in possession of the fishermen.

The arrested fishermen along with the equipment had been handed over to the Puttalam assistant director of fisheries for further investigations.

A Police Sergeant Arrested With 16 Logs Of Teak Timber In His possession

Marawila assistant superintendant of Police had
arrested a police sergeant attached to Dankotuwa Police  and a Lorry driver over the theft of   16 logs of teak timber which taken into custody and scheduled to be produced as a court product .

The Police have also taken into custody the stock of teak timber logs and the Lorry used to transport them.

The suspected police sergeant has yesterday (17) indicated the fellow police officers of the Dankotuwa Police that he is taking the timber logs to the Marawila district court to produced them and taken the stock to another placevit has been revealed.

A School Boy In Kandy Drowned In Mahaweli River While Bathing

A student attached to the Dharmaraja Collage in
Kandy had drowned and disappeared while bathing in Mahaweli River yesterday (17).

The student who is year 11 student of Dharmaraja Collage had drowned while bathing in Mahaweli River with five of his school friends during  a inter school cricket match played between Dharmaraja and Kingswood Collages in Kandy.

The dissapeared student had caught strong waves while bathing in warathanna ,seemamalakaya area of the Mahaweli River which drift him away the Katugasthota Police have stated.The friends of the student attempted to save him but failed to do so due to the srrong waves of the river it has been revealed.

Katugasthota Police with the assistance of Sri Lanka Navy  have launched a search operation to rescue the dissapeared student.

Three Persons Were Killed After A Lorry Crashed Into A Bus Stand In Moratuwa

Three persons in a Bus Stand at egoda uyana,Moratuwa were killed after colliding with a lorry which crashed
 Into the Bus Stand as a result of a collision with a Bus this afternoon (18)according to the Police .

The accident has occurred after a Bus travelling from Aluthgama to Colombo colliding with a Lorry arrived in opposite side.As a result the Lorry crashed into the nearby Bus Stand and killed three persons who were awaited for bus the Police have stated.

The bodies of the deceased had been sent to Panadura Hospital for post mortems.

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