Dhal tank collapsed: One person missing, another injured

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 8:49

An employee of a dhal processing factory in Pattiwala in Kelaniya has gone missing as a result of the collapse of a tank in the factory.

Acting police media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that by now a 24 year old Monaragala resident, named Harshaka Thilakaratna, had gone missing as a result of this incident that occurred last night.

Another person was injured and admitted to the Colombo National Hospital.

This accident had taken place as a result of the collapse of a dhal storing tank of the factory.

However the acting police media spokesman said that search operation for the missing person is still going on.

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