Oluvil naval camp sailor dies during ‘inspection’

Oluvil naval camp sailor dies during ‘inspection’

Oluvil naval camp sailor dies during ‘inspection’

Written by Keshala Dias

08 Apr, 2017 | 11:34 am

Police say that a 34-year-old sailor from the Oluvil Navy camp has died in an attempt to inspect a faulty spill gate located in Naagadeepa, Ridheemaaliyeddha.

Four Navy personnel had gone to the location for inspection following a notice issued by the Department of Irrigation regarding the malfunction.

  • One of the Navy sailors was trapped in the spill gate during the inspection and was admitted to the Ooraneeya hospital, following which he succumbed to his injuries.

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