Update : Building under construction collapses at Wellawaththa; 23 injured and several others trapped inside

Thursday, 18 May 2017 - 13:22

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23 persons have been hospitalized following the collapse of a 5 storey building that was under construction in front of Savoy Cinema in Wellawatta this morning.

14 of the injured were admitted to Colombo South Teaching Hospital while another 7 others have been rushed to Colombo National Hospital.

Sources stated that  two patients are in critical condition at Colombo south teaching hospital.

Meanwhile, a rescue operation has been launched to trace those who are trapped beneath the debris.

The fire Department stated that two ambulances and 3 fire engines are assisting with the rescue operation.





Update : Thursday, May 18, 2017 14.08
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23 persons have been hospitalized following the collapse of a 5 storey building that was under construction in front of Savoy Cinema in Wellawatta this morning.

14 of the injured were admitted to Colombo South Teaching Hospital while another 7 others have been rushed to Colombo National Hospital.

Sources stated that  two patients are in critical condition at Colombo south teaching hospital.

Meanwhile, a rescue operation has been launched to trace those who are trapped beneath the debris.

The fire Department stated that two ambulances and 3 fire engines are assisting with the rescue operation.






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