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Friday, 20 May 2016 - 9:05
Funerals of Those Killed in Aranayaka Landslide Today
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Final rites of the bodies of the identified victims are scheduled to take place today.

Following a special meeting held at the Aranayake Divisional Secretariat, a decision was taken to bury the bodies at the Hathgampola Public cemetery.

According to the Divisional Secretary of Aranayake, Saam Faizer, 80 houses have been destroyed due to the landslide.

Meanwhile, bodies of 17 victims who were buried alive due to the landslide which occurred on Tuesday have been recovered.

However, Commander of Security Force Headquarters-West Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, who is in charge of the rescue operations at Aranayake and Bulathkohupitiya, noted that operations would continue despite the adverse weather.

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