08 families evacuated from high-risk areas after Kandy building collapse

08 families evacuated from high-risk areas after Kandy building collapse

22 September 2020 11:27 am

Three houses have been completely damaged and 21 houses have been partially damaged due to heavy rains in Kandy, reports said.

In the event, three members of the same family were killed and another was injured.

Therefore, 37 persons belonging to eight families living in high risk areas have been shifted to safer places, according to Kandy District Secretary. 

Meanwhile, police are conducting investigations on the collapsed building at Sangamitta Mawatha in Buwelikada. The Disaster Management Division has been instructed to clear the rubble, the District Secretary added.