Tag: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 126

Sri Lanka witnessed the worst flood since 2003 which affected over 4, 23,068 people and in 15 districts. According to current reports, the death toll on Sunday rose to 126, as security forces and rescuers stepped up search and rescue operations after weather condition improved and floodwaters receded. The 2003[Read More…]

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Landslide hits Sri Lanka, claims 91 lives

At least 91 people were killed and more than 100 were displaced after landslide following torrential rain struck Sri Lanka on Friday. Rescue and search operations by helicopters and boats are on. The Indian Navy is also assisting in the relief operations, where INS Kirch is operating in the Bay[Read More…]

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Gunman fires at police in Sri Lanka

An unidentified gunman opened fire on police in Sri Lanka’s former LTTE stronghold of Kilinochchi in the wee hours of Friday. The incident took place a day after Tamils observed the eighth anniversary of the end of the three-decade long civil war. Several police officers of the Kilinochchi police station[Read More…]

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 7 Indian fishermen

Srilankan Naval personnel arrested seven Tamil Nadu fishermen for allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu in the island nation, the navy said on Tuesday. The fishermen were arrested in the waters northwest of Delft Island on Monday and were taken to Kangesanthurai Port in Sri Lanka, Sekar, Pudukkottai Fisheries Department Assistant Director,[Read More…]

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