One killed, two injured as Nivithigala gem mine collapses

Published : 8:49 am  July 3, 2017 | No comments so far |  | 


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A miner had been killed and another two injured, when a gem-mine collapsed at Madara in Nivithigala yesterday morning, the Police said.

They said an earth embankment of the mine collapsed on the workers, while they were inside the mine. The injured were admitted to the Wathupitiwala Hospital and 34-year-old resident of Madara succumbed to his injuries.