LANCE CORPORAL DIES IN TRAINING PARACHUTE JUMP

A Lance Corporal of the Army on parachute training died today when he fell into the Weerawila Tank during a training jump.

“The parachute opened but the corporal got entangled in it resulting in him falling into the tank,” said Army spokesman Major General Ubhaya Medawala.

The mishap occurred at a height of 6,000 to 8,000 feet, he said.

The Lance Corporal was a resident of the Anuradhapura area.

Source: News First

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