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17-year-old’s body found buried in earth slip in Ratnapura

The body of a 17-year-old who was buried in an earth slip in Ratnapura has been recovered, the Disaster Management Center stated.

Earlier today, the Disaster Management Centre said two individuals were reported missing, following an earth slip near Ella Devalaya in Ratnapura.

Search operations are currently underway to locate the other individual.

In the meantime, a 10-year-old boy who was residing in Kudawewa area is also reported missing after being swept away by flood water of Kalupitioya in Mahawewa.