Navy assists to remove debris clogged in Wakwella Bridge
Troops of Sri Lanka Navy are currently removing debris
blocked in Wakwella Bridge at Baddegama, Galle District, states navy
Wakwella Bridge, which joins Poddala and Thelikada was
blocked with the washed away debris and was causing increment in flood
situation in Baddegama area due to the rising water level of Gin Ganga
yesterday (27th May).
Accordingly, Navy dispatched a team of 73 naval
personnel belonging to the Special Boat Squadron and Marine Battalion to
the location to remove clogged debris.
After noticing several leakages of water from the
embankment erected in Baddegama Town, 300 naval personnel were also
dispatched to rectify the damages and to guide public to safe locations
today morning (28th May).