Building collapse in Wellawatta: search operations in progress

Building collapsed in Wellawatta

The search operation for the victims of the building collapse in Wellawatta is still ongoing, Police say.

The armed forces, Police and public are all working in cooperation to rescue the victims, reports reveal.

Investigations have reportedly been opened regarding the accident.

Meanwhile, one of the rescued victims died after being admitted to the National Hospital in Colombo.

Reports confirm that 19 injured individuals are currently receiving treatment at the Kalubowila Hospital and Colombo National Hospital.

(Ada Derana)