Update: A body of a missing person in Dehiowita area recovered

Monday, 16 May 2016 - 6:42

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A body of a missing person following a landslide in Dehiowita was recovered today.

Initially three persons were reported missing yesterday.

The Disaster Management center stated that rescue operations were hindered due to adverse weather.

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Three people have gone missing after a landslide in Dehiowita area, Kegalle.

The Disaster Management Center stated that three line rooms were thus destroyed due to a landslide.

Deputy Director of the Disaster Management Center Pradeep Kodippili said rescue workers are searching for the missing people.

Transportation in most areas around the country was disrupted due to flooding.



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