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One of the prison escapees captured

One of the six inmates who fled the custody of the prison officers yesterday at the Baddegama Magistrate’s Court has been arrested yesterday. A special team of Baddegama Police and Special Task Force (STF) police has arrested the escaped inmate around 11 this morning at Ellekanda area in Baddegama. The …

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24 killed, 170,000 affected due to bad weather

At least 24 individuals killed and more than 170,000 individuals affected in 20 districts due to the ongoing adverse weather condition, the Disaster Management Center (DMC)said. Water levels of main rivers are currently showing normal levels but water levels at Kalu River and Nilwala River are dropping slowly. Ratnapura, Kalutara, …

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Influenza vaccine not available at govt hospitals – Actg. DG

Acting Director General of Health Services Dr. Sarath Amunugama says that currently government hospitals do not provide the influenza virus vaccines. Speaking at a press conference held at the Health Education Bureau (HEB), he also said that adequate rest is as important as medical treatment for those suffering from a …

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