Oil discovered in a tube well in Polonnaruwa

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 - 12:46


It is reported that a liquid similar to oil has been discovered from a tube well belonging to a house in the Polonnaruwa - Lankapura - Weerapura region.


The oily liquid has been pumped out of the water from the 125 foot deep tube well for approximately a week.


Speaking to our news team the owner of the house, Shanthi Rajakaruna stated that the amount of oily liquid pumping out of the well has increased and that once the water from the well is put in a vessel , a layer of oil can be seen on top of the water.


The divisional secretary of the Lankapura region R. M. K. Jayathilaka had arrived on site and taken several samples of water for tests.

Monday, 13 July 2020 - 22:53

22 million cash bonanza, to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Hiru – the highest cash bonanza through a TV channel -"22 years for Hiru, 22 Millionaires... Read More

Two (02) more persons confirmed for Covid -19: SL Country total increases to 2,646
Monday, 13 July 2020 - 22:43

Two (02) more persons have tested positive for Covid-19 (new coronavirus) infection. The country total has increased to 2,646 according to the latest... Read More

Range Bandara reveals about 23 audio recordings of Sajith faction (video)
Monday, 13 July 2020 - 22:37

Former Member of Parliament Palitha Range Bandara stated that 56 persons who were with Sajith Premadasa had discussed with him to re-join the UNP. He... Read More