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Meetotamulla tragedy; death toll reaches 10

Nine more persons died while receiving treatment at the National hospital, following the Meetotamulla garbage dump collapse, bringing the death toll to ten, hospital sources said.

Earlier the rescue workers found the body of a 12-year-old boy.
President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered the Disaster Management Minister and the tri-forces to step in.

An Airforce helicopter has also been deployed.