70 out of 212 people trapped in Thabbowa rescued, Airforce continues rescue operations

70 out of 212 people trapped in Thabbowa rescued, Airforce continues rescue operations

70 out of 212 people trapped in Thabbowa rescued, Airforce continues rescue operations

Written by Staff Writer

17 May, 2016 | 6:18 pm

Puttlam District Secretary, N.H.M. Chithrananda noted that 70 people out of 212 who were trapped in the Yaya 1 village, following the opening of the Thabbowa reservoir’s spill gates, have been rescued.

He added that the Airforce is continuing rescue operations to rescue the remaining individuals.

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