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Army Rescue & Relief Operations Continue in Full Swing

Hundreds of Army troops across the flood-affected districts of Kegalle, Kalutara, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Galle, Ratnapura, Gampaha, Puttalam, Matara, Kurunegala, Badulla, Colombo and elsewhere continue their rescue and relief operations in close coordination with Disaster Management Centre, District and Divisional Secretariats at the time this report was pasted on Friday (25) evening.

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Troops with Uyilankulum Civilians Stack 2800 Sand Bags & Avoid Tank Bund Breach

27th May 2018 18:37:18 Hours

Troops with Uyilankulum Civilians Stack 2800 Sand Bags & Avoid Tank Bund Breach

More than 100 civilians hand in hand with 150 Army personnel of 10 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) and 19 Sri Lanka Light Infantry troops of the 65 Division under the Security Force Headquarters – Killinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), on being informed by the civilians that the Uyilankulam tank bund in Thunukkai Divisional Secretariat in Killinochchi.....

58 Division Troops Still Busy With Flood Roles

27th May 2018 18:02:18 Hours

58 Division Troops Still Busy With Flood Roles

6 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops of the 583 Brigade under the 58 Division on Saturday (26) stacked sandbags and prevented the breach of the Elapatha tank bund in Ratnapura after increasing water levels threatened piercing the bund.

143 Brigade Troops Prevent Breach of Tank Bund

27th May 2018 17:37:18 Hours

143 Brigade Troops Prevent Breach of Tank Bund

1 Sri Lanka National Guard troops of the 143 Brigade under the 14 Division in Wariyapola area had to stack sand bags around Anumethiyagama Tank bund in Hendiyapola today (27) in order to seal a leakage in the tank band. A total of 15 Army personnel attended to the emergency and prevented the piercing of the tank further.

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Troops Avert Kurunegala Lake Bund Split Stacking Sand Bags

27th May 2018 20:16:59 Hours

Troops Avert Kurunegala Lake Bund Split Stacking Sand Bags

Troops of the 53 Division rising to the occasion jumped into action at Kurunegala and averted a disastrous flooding by immediately stacking a large number of sand bags around the Kurunegala tank bund beginning Friday night (25).

Troops Transport Stranded Civilians

27th May 2018 20:15:12 Hours

Troops Transport Stranded Civilians

16 Gajaba Regiment (GR) Troops deployed in Mahawewa area got busy today (26) with transporting civilians from Mahawewa Junction to Thaniwella Devalaya, Madampe which have been completely covered with flood water. The civilians in those areas were trapped and transportations.....

Troops Get Rid of Water Blocking Elements in ‘Irriya Ela’ Canal

26th May 2018 18:09:09 Hours

Troops Get Rid of Water Blocking Elements in ‘Irriya Ela’ Canal

8 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops of the 14 Division on being informed by civilians and local authorities of a heavy flood water blockade in the ‘Irriya Ela’ at Wattala rushed to the location and cleared it within a couple....

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20-05-2018

NORTH: Troops recovered five anti personnel mines from NELUMWILA area on Saturday (19).

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The flagship motor racing event of the Army's Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR), 'Vijayabahu Motorcross - 2018' hand in hand with the Sri Lanka Racing Riders Association will kick off along VIR tracks in Boyagane, Kurunegala for the 16th consecutive year on 17 June with more than 80 famed competitors, including foreign riders, so said Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Colonel of the Regiment, VIR during the first Media briefing regarding the event, held at Colombo Mirage hotel on Friday (25).