Meethotamulla garbage dump collapses; 100 houses destroyed


A section of the Meethotamulla garbage mountain had collapsed this afternoon destroying a large number of houses and injuring several people, residents said.

At lease 100 houses were destroyed or damaged due to the incident, our corespondent said.

President Maithripala Sirisena has been instructed the three forces, Police and the Disaster Management Ministry to provide immediate relief to those who were affected due to the incident.

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