Compensation for Ratmalana blast victims
COLOMBO: The Government will pay compensation for those who
died and injured in the LTTE’s claymore mine attack at Ratmalana on
The Government has decided to pay Rs. 100,000 for a person who died
and Rs. 50,000 for an injured person by the blast, Disaster Relief
Services Minister Ameer Ali said.
On the directive of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, steps will be taken
to pay these compensation to the victims with immediate effect.
Seven civilians were killed and 37 others were injured due to the
LTTE’s claymore mine blast at Belekkade Junction, Ratmalana on Monday.