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Sunday, 28 June 2015 - 9:27
1 electrocuted and 12 injured as they tried to erect flag posts in Grandpass
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1 person was killed and 12 others were injured as a flag pole collapsed on to a high power electricity cable in the Wadullawatte area in Grandpass in Colombo.

Director of the Colombo National Hospital Dr. Anil Jasinghe stated that out of the 12 injured receiving treatment in hospital 1 was in critical condition.

Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that this was an accident caused by negligence.

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