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Service personnel unloading a consignment of relief supplies sent by the Indian government for victims of the deluge, which have ravaged 14 districts in the western and southern parts of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka steps up relief drive as toll hits 113


Sri Lanka stepped up its military-led relief operations as nearly half a million people were displaced after an intense monsoon deluge killed at least 113 people.

Rainfall on Friday triggered the worst flooding and landslides in 14 years in the southern and western parts of the island, but rains abated Saturday although low-lying areas remained inundated, the authorities said.

Government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said a total of 113 people were confirmed killed while over 100 remained missing after...

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