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Commandos help Laggala quarry victims

Army news 2017.02.27A team of 30 Army Commandos on the directions of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva were airlifted to Laggala - Matale on Sunday (26th Feb.) afternoon to help rescue operations involved in a quarry at one phase of the Moragahakanda project.

 Responding to the SOS need, the Commander directed to airlift those Commandos for the purpose of rescuing some workers who had got trapped inside several boulders in the quarry of the ongoing project.

Commandos after 5 hour-long rescue operations managed to evict one person and rushed him to the hospital. At the time those rescue operations were on, Major General Shavendra Silva, General Officer Commanding, 53 Division was also present at the location.

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