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Army troops take measures to protect school from mudslides

Army troops take measures to protect school from mudslides

[September 11 2017]

Sri Lanka Army troops under Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) provided assistance to put up a protective sandbag bund around Ratnapura Sumana Balika Vidyalaya premises in order to protect the school from possible mudslides last Saturday (9th September), states Army media.

More than twenty Army personnel of the 8 Gemunu Watch were involved in this relief activity to protect the school buildings from weather related disasters. Due to the inclement weather experienced in the area the school is face with the threat of mudslides and risks to the lives of students and school buildings in the premises.Troops were rush to the school for this relief operation in response to a request by school authority.

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