FIRE IN PASSARA SHOP KILLS 3 WOMEN
Three women were killed when a fire broke out at a shop in the Passara town early yesterday.
Police said the shop owner’s 62-year-old mother, 23 year-old sister and 61-year old aunt who were sleeping in a room of the shop were trapped in the fire. The shop was completely gutted by the fire while the Badulla fire brigade, residents and the police doused the fire before it spread to other shops.
The cause for the fire was yet to be established.