Soldiers buried alive in Morawewa

Soldiers buried alive in Morawewa

Written by News 1st

17 Oct, 2014 | 2:46 pm

Photo used for representational purposes

According to the Director of the Army Media Unit, Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera, two soldiers have been killed after they were buried under an earth embankment while repairing the Pankulam anicut in Morawewa.

He went on to say that despite their best efforts to rescue them, they were unable to do so. He also added that, under direct orders from the Army Commander, an investigation has been launched by a apecial team attached to the Army.

The Army Commander had ordered that a Court of Primary Investigation be appointed to look into the incident.

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