UDA investigations underway over Wellawatte collapsed building

UDA investigations underway over Wellawatte collapsed building

By Kumudu Jayawardana

May 19, 2017 | 11:52 am

The Urban Development Authority has said that investigations are underway to ascertain whether  suitable criteria and building regulations were followed in the construction of the building that collapsed in Wellawatte yesterday.

Chairman Prof. Jagath Munasinghe said that they will look into whether permits were obtained for the construction of the building.

One person was killed and 24 others injured in the incident. Police said that rescue operations continued until Friday morning.

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