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Two die due to excessive heat at JO Galle Face rally

Two Joint Opposition (JO) supporters from Nivithigala and Kandy died due to excessive heat during the May Day rally at Galle Face Green today, police sources said.

They said the victims were identified as Victor Silva (80) from Kandy and W. Indrani (60) from Nivithigala.They were pronounced dead on admission to the National Hospital in Colombo, Police said.