Friday, February 05, 2010

Nine SL migrant workers die over last three days

The Foreign Employment Bureau says that nine Sri Lankan migrant workers have died over the last three days owing to various accidents.

These deaths have been reported from a number of countries including Jordan and Bahrain.

Incidentally, the majority of these reports have come in from Jordan.

According to Additional General Manager of the Foreign Employment Bureau L. K. Ruhunuge, a 19 year-old girl was among the victims and died while bathing.

Information has come to light that the victim died after inhaling a certain toxic fume.


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