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Monday, 15 December 2014 - 19:39
Bodies of 2 miner's unearthed from an illegal gem pit in Rathnapura. -Video
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Police found the bodies of two persons trapped within an illegal gem pit dug in a house at Batu-gedara, Thiriwanaa-ketiya, Ratnapura this evening.

The 2 victims aged 40 and 32 are residents of Ratnapura.

They were engaged in illegal mining at a house pawned by a woman.

The bodies were dug out using backhoes, since the entry to the pit was filled with water.

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