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Four die, trying to to save worker in chemical tank

HORANA FACTORY TRAGEDY



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Five persons died yesterday after being exposed to ammonia in a shoe manufacturing factory at Bellapitiya in the Horana electorate.

Police said that one worker and three villagers had died, trying to rescue a worker who had fallen into a tank containing ammonia.

About 15 others, involved in the rescue attempt were rushed to Horana hospital.

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