Window falls on perahera crowd injuring fou | Daily News

Window falls on perahera crowd injuring fou

Four persons including a five-year-old child were injured and admitted to the Kandy Hospital when a broken window of a highrise building overlooking them, fell on their heads while watching the first Kumbal Perahera of the Dalada Maligawa Esala Pageant along Colombo Street around 7.00 p.m. on August 8. Investigations revealed that a window on the first floor of the building had broken as a group of people were watching the perahera leaning on it.

The injured are residents of Katugastota. Kandy Police said they would take action against the owner of the building for failure to take safety precautions.


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