Koslanda landslide: Bodies discovered in rubble

Koslanda landslide: Bodies discovered in rubble

Koslanda landslide: Bodies discovered in rubble

Written by News 1st

29 Oct, 2014 | 10:15 am

A row of line-houses in the Meeriyabedda area in Koslanda have been buried owing to a landslide, according to the Badulla District Disaster Management Centre .

The DMC said that two bodies were recovered from the rubble.

According to residents, a line of shops have been destroyed as a result of the land slide.

Residents also said that children are among the trapped individuals. The Assistant Director of the Badulla DMC, E.L.M Udayakumara stated that rescue operations are being carried out by the police and the army following orders from the district secretariat.

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