SriLankan Airlines adventure event suspended after one rider went missing

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Rumble in the Jungle, an adventure-themed off-road bicycle race being held currently in Sri Lanka, was suspended on Wednesday after a rider went missing, the national carrier said.

“One rider, a foreign participant whose team was leading the race, is currently unaccounted for. Search and rescue teams aided by the Sri Lankan Police are working round the clock to locate the missing rider,” SriLankan Airlines, one of the organisers of the event, said. No other details were given in the crisis in the evening's announcement. - ENDS -

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