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Saturday, 15 April 2017 - 10:35
Update: death toll due to Meethotamulla garbage dump collapse increased to 11 - Army Spokesman
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Death toll due to the Meethotamulla garbage dump collapse increased to eleven, says Army Media Spokesman.

........................................update 2017-04-15 (11.29 am)


145 houses have been damaged due to the Meethotamulla garbage dump collapse.

625 individuals belonging to 180 families have been displaced.

....................................... update 2017-04-15 (11.26 am)


10 persons lost their lives over the Meethotamulla garbage dump collapse.

Police said that the deceased include 6 females and 4 males.

In addition, 4 children have been identified dead.

12 affected people were admitted to the Colombo National Hospital yesterday, and 7 of them are still receiving treatments.

Meanwhile, Sri Lankan Air Force has clicked a snapshot of the disaster caused by part of Meethotamulla garbage dump being collapsed.

Checkout for the snaps below.

               

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