Kelanitissa employee killed due to shock
2008-10-29 12:22:36

The employee of the Kelanitissa power station who died following Tuesday night’s LTTE air raid had died due to shock, a post mortem has revealed.

The victim has been identified as Ranjith Edward Wijesuirya (52) of Hanguranketha who worked as a turbine operator in the turbine unit of the power station.

A colleague of Mr.Wijesuriya said that the LTTE aircraft had dropped a bomb on a gas turbine causing a fire. Mr.Wijesuriya and a few of his colleagues who were the night shift had approached the scene of the fire when he had collapsed and was rushed to hospital. Later he was pronounced dead..

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