Search operations for monk missing in the Balangoda landslide continue

Search operations for monk missing in the Balangoda landslide continue

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Operations in search of the Buddhist monk who disappeared due to the landslide at Pambahinna in Balangoda resumed this morning. Operations continued throughout yesterday in search of the missing Thera.
The Niyandagala Aranya Senasanaya was destroyed as a result of the landslide experienced in the Niyandagala area in Pambahinna in Balangoda. The Ven. Horana Anomadassi Thera who was in the Aranya Senasanaya disappeared while action was taken to evacuate 21 families from the vicinity.
The Police and the Army resumed operations in search of the Thera this morning.
As the location in which the operations are being carried out is filled with water, measures have been taken to pump out the water.