Sunday, July 8, 2018




A Fire Erupted In Muthurajawela Reserve Destroyed A Large Acres Of Land

A sudden fire erupted in Muthurajawela reserve between

Pubudugama and Nadurupitiya on last Saturday evening(07) had been destroyed a large acres of land belongs to the reserve it has been reported.

The fire had spreads near the Colombo-Katunayake Express Highway and it was doused by the fire brigade on Saturday night.

Police believes a person or a group of persons may have lit the fire.

A Lorry Toppled In To A Canal At Norwood

A  Lorry transporting Building
Matarials to a Ayerbi Estate in Norwood from Hatton had toppled in to a Ayerbi canal last evening(08)it has been reported.

No one in the Lorry was injured due to the incident.

The accident occured due to the driver's inability to control the vehicle it has been reported.

A Gun Shooting Killed Two Persons In Jampatah Street

Two persons including a female were

killed and two others were injured and hospitalized due to a gun shooting incident occurred at Selwige Watte,In Jampatah Streat.Colombo few hours ago.

Four persons were injured and admitted to the Colombo National Hospital where a 58 year old male and a 50 year old female had succumbed to their injuries after admission to the hospital.

The reason behind the Gun shooting incident has not yet been revealed.

Coastal Guard Police are investigating on the incident.


A Fire Erupted In "Little Sripada"(Little Adam's Peak)

A huge fire is currently spreading in the land area belongs to "Little Sripada" (Little Adam's Peak)Mountain reserve at Ella in Badulla since this evening (08)had destroyed around 100 acres of land according to reports.

The fire  was erupted in the Mountain reserve which belongs to the Ravana falls (Ella)reserve which is a popular tourist spot and a home to a  large number of endangered trees and species it has been reported.

The fire is currently spreading over the Mountain reserve.

A Female Singer Was Stabbed To Death

A female singer Priyani Jayasinghe was stabbed to death  with a pair of ceissors at her residence in Arukgoda,Panadura today(08)according to Police.

Police have suspected the Husband of the deceased singer as her killer and he is currently evading arrest Police Media Spokesman has stated.



Six Students Were Injured And Several Houses Damaged In Southern Province Due To The Strong Winds

Six students have been injured with
one critically and several houses were damaged as well as power lines as a result of the fallen trees ,After strong winds blowing across several areas in Southern Province including Galle and Hambanthota today(08)according to the Disaster Management Center.

Six students were injured and hospitalized after the roof of a Private Tution Class in Beliatta had collapsed over them due to a falling of a tree to the roof it has been reported.

Several Incidents related to the  House and Roof  damages have been reported in several areas in the Southern Province including Akuressa according to the Center.

Meanwhile as the strong winds still prevailing in Southern Province,The Meteorology Department has instructed the Navy and fisheries community to be vigilant over the situation in sea areas.

An Elderly Female Was Injured Due To A Motor Car Caught Fire At The Southern Expressway

An elderly female had received minor
injuries and hospitalized after the Motor Car she and a couple were travelling in colliding with the retention wall of the Southern Expressway and caught fire near the 97 th mile post between Pinnaduwa and Imaduwa  yesterday(07) .

The injured was admitted to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital and the couple survived without any injuries due to the incident.

However the "Alto "Type motor car involved in the Accident was severely damaged due to the fire.

The incident occurred due to the driver falling a sleep while driving  the vehicle from Colombo to Akuressa  according to the Police.


A 39 Year Old Person Was Killed Due To A Wild Elephant Attack

A 39 year old person was killed due to a
Wild Elephant attack at a reserve in Pahala Mattala area in Hambanthota  District.

The body of the deceased had found during a search operation carried out  as he didnt return home until today(08)after visiting the reserve it has been reported.

The Wild Elephant who had attacked the deceased has also damaged few houses at Pahala Mattala,Ihala Mattala and Andarawewa areas according to reports.

Three Persons Have Died After Their Boat Capsized In Eggal Oya

Three persons have died and one went

missing after the Boat they were travelling in Capsized in the eggal oya(River) at Damana-Ampara this morning(08).

Nine persons including the students, Teachers ,The Principal and a security officer attached to the Siri Sivali Collage in Kandana-Badulla went for a boat ride during a school trip to Damana and faced this incident after capsizing   their Boat.

Five out of the nine persons who have drowned due to the incident have been rescued by the fishermen in the area.

Out of the four persons went missing bodies of three persons including the Principal,A teacher ,A 13 year old student and a security officer of the school have found this evening according to the police.Police believes the body of the other missing  person may be hidden under the mud of the river..


All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...