Over 100 believed to have died in Sri Lanka landslide


COLOMBO: More than 100 people are believed to have been killed on Wednesday in a landslide in hilly south-central Sri Lanka, Disaster Management Minister

Mahinda Amaraweera said, “More than 100 people are believed to have died,” the minister told that, from the disaster site in the village of Haldummulla, 190 km (120 miles) inland from the capital Colombo.

“We have suspended the rescue operations because of darkness and inclement weather. There is also threat of further landslide. We will continue from tomorrow.”

Source: APP

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