CID probes into Nuraichchoalai coal power plant fire
[TamilNet, Monday, 25 October 2010, 10:19 GMT]
A team of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Sri Lanka
Police is probing into the mysterious fire that broke out Sunday at the
Nuraichchoalai coal thermal power plant in Puththa’lam district. Sri Lanka
Government Analyst too is sending in a team, a senior police officer
said Monday. Meanwhile, it is reported that Chinese workers in the Nuraichchoalai power plant had protested Saturday about their salaries not being paid in time.
Firefighters took nearly 10 hours to control the
fire which has caused extensive damage.
Sri Lanka’s Inspector General of Police IGP Mahinda Balasuriya visited
Nuraichchoalai coal thermal power plant Sunday.