Update : Dhal storage missing man's body found

Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 7:47

The dead body of the employee who had gone missing due to the collapse and explosion of the dhal filled tank in a dhal processing factory in Patti-vila in Kelaniya was found this dawn.

Officers of five surrounding police stations including the Kelaniya police station and special STF personnel of the Panaagoda Army Camp too participated in the operation for the search of the employee who had gone missing.

Factory employees said that in addition two backhoes had been deployed for removing the dhal.

A 24 year old youth from Moneragala named Harshana Thilakaratne had thus gone missing from day-before-yesterday night due to the explosion of the factory’s dhal storage tank.