Earth slip in Kandy kills one; five critically injured (Video)

Earth slip in Kandy kills one; five critically injured (Video)

Written by Lahiru Fernando

10 Mar, 2016 | 5:05 pm

A tragic incident took place in the Katukale area along the Kandy Peradeniya road on the afternoon of Thursday March 10.

Several construction workers who were engaging in the construction of a new building in the area were trapped when an earth embankment collapsed on them.

Five persons were critically injured in the incident and were rushed to the Kandy Teaching Hospital.

One of the workers succumbed to his injuries. Video shows residents attempting to rescue trapped workers.

Watch video

Residents of Katukale attempt to rescue construction workers trapped underneath a fallen earth embankementකටුකැළේදී පස් කන්දකට යට වීමෙන් අයෙක් මරුට: 5කට බරපතළයි

Posted by Newsfirst.lk on Thursday, March 10, 2016

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