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Many areas affected due to heavy rain

The Disaster Management Centre has issued an evacuation notice to residents of Tawalama and Baddegama living along the banks of the Gin Ganga. The instruction was given owing to the rising water levels of the river. The Centre has also advised those living along the banks of River Nilwala at …

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Dengue death toll around 115 so far this year

A total of 48,368 dengue patients and around 115 dengue deaths had been reported from all parts of the country by May 19 this year, Epidemiology Unit sources said. According to sources, the highest number of dengue patients which is over 20,000 had been reported from the Western Province. Of …

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PC accidentally shot in Kegalle

A Police Constable was injured when the weapon of a Sub-Inspector misfired during an altercation with a suspect last evening. Police said the Sub-Inspector together with the Constable was in the process of arresting two suspects wanted for murder when the incident occurred. The SI’s weapon had accidently fired when …

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