One Dead, Twenty-Three Injured In Wellawatte Building Collapse: Rescue Operations Still Underway

One person died and twenty-three were injured in the building that collapsed in Wellawatte yesterday.

A seven-storey building on Charlemont Road collapsed last morning at around 10. 30.

The building was partially constructed and several construction workers were in the building when it collapsed without warning.

Army troops are still engaged in rescue operations at the site. Rescue operations will be halted by evening, Army sources said. 



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