A house has been flattened to the ground when a backhoe skidded off the road and fell on the house situated 35 meters below in Matale Pallepola, Millawana, and Maningamuwa area.
The housewife of the house Shriyani Pushpalatha Dissanayaka stated that 4 lives were saved since she came out with her three children when she heard the noise to see where the noise came from.
The children have been watching Television and had come out while the J.C.B. machine was rolling below. The machine belongs to the Pallepola provincial council.
(Photo Credits - Kanchana Kumara Ariyadasa)