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13th February 2020 10:10:46 Hours

Troops Fight Against Wildfire atop Hantana

2 (V) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) troops of the 111 Brigade HQ of 11 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) on Monday (10) hurried to the Hantana mountain peak in the Uduwela Divisional Secretariat and extinguished a bushfire that was fast spreading.

On the instructions and directions of Major General Laksiri Waduge, Commander, Security Forces - Central, and Commander, 111 Brigade coordinated the emergency operation and brought the fire under control.

1 Officer and 12 Other Ranks took part in this operation.