Aug 20, 2019

Soldier dies during parachute training

A soldier has been killed during a parachute training session at the Uhana camp in Ampara, the Army media unit said.

The Army said that a Sri Lanka Army Special Forces member was killed in the accident after the parachute had failed to deploy on time.

The soldier, identified as H.K.C. Kumarasinghe, had been rushed to hospital with grevious injuries but had passed away afterwards.