Video:An earth embankment falls on 4 workers - 2 dead.

Monday, 30 September 2013 - 18:53


The body of the missing person who was buried along with 3 others in a fall of an earth embankment at Eli-House Park in Mutwal was found this afternoon.

An earth embankment fell on 4 workers out of 5 while they were digging a gut to lay water pipes this morning.

2 persons died on the spot and 2 injured were admitted to Colombo National Hospital.

Colombo National Hospital Director Dr. Anil Jasinghe said that 1 person’s condition is still critical.


The victims were local workers attached to a Chinese construction company that was laying water pipes for a water supply project in the area.