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Veyangoda theme park accident claims second life

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An accident at a theme park in Veyangoda has claimed a second life, that of a 13 year old child.The mother of the child was killed in the accident yesterday while the 13 year old girl was in hospital in serious condition. The cart in which the mother and child were in which was fixed to a rotating ride known as the octopus had collapsed from mid-air yesterday. A 47 year old woman was killed in the accident while the child was injured.The Police said that six people have been arrested over the accident. (Colombo Gazette) The child succumbed to her injuries today. read more

Alabama rot warning to dog owners as cases of mystery killer disease

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first_imgThere were just six in 2012, growing to 19 in 2016 and 40 in 2017, and this year looks likely to set a new record, with 29 cases confirmed already. Cases of the illness, which kills 80 per cent of affected animals, have increased year-on-year since it arrived in the UK in 2012. The disease has baffled vets, and is often are not spotted until it is too late and the dog is already dying, as it presents itself initially as relatively harmless cuts and sores on the leg. Dog owners should avoid walking their pets in muddy areas, they have been advised, owing to a rise in cases of the mystery killer disease called Alabama rot. David Walker, from Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists, said diagnosis…last_img read more

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