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SLAF Drops Dry Rations To Flood Victims

Jan 10, 2011 8:40:01 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) helicopters have today (10) dropped dry rations in the Batticaloa District for the people stranded due to heavy floods in the area.

SLAF Spokesperson Group Captain Janaka Nanayakkara told the media that the SLAF had dropped thee dry rations using a MI-17 helicopter.

The SLAF had dropped 2.5 tons of dry rations in the Batticaloa area.

Nanayakkara said that a further 24 persons were rescued by an SLAF Bell 212 from flooded areas in Tampitiya in the Ampara District.