Manager of Horana factory arrested

Thursday, 19 April 2018 - 17:47

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Police have arrested the manager of the Horana factory where an industrial accident saw 5 employees being died.
 
The incident happened at around 1.20 this afternoon.
 
Police said first a worker had fallen accidentally into an ammonia tank and then other colleagues have attempted to rescue him.
 
As a result, 5 other workers also died after inhaling the toxic gas.
 
The workers were admitted to the Horana Base Hospital.
 
Around 34 persons are now in hospital.