Grandfather who was in a queue for kerosene with hunger and rain has fallen dead


An elderly man, who was standing in a line at a fuel station in Kandy for a long time to buy kerosene has died Saturday (19) after falling to the ground. Further it is evident no body has taken him to hospital .

The victim has died after being rushed to the Kandy Hospital by a Suwa Sariya ambulance, Kandy Police said.

The deceased has been identified and he is a resident of Udatalavinna.

According to Eyewitnesses, the deceased had been waiting in line for kerosene for a long time in the scorching sun and he had fallen into the ground just when the heavy downpour ended the heat.

A live video about this incident has been widespread in social media and seemingly many antagonize to the government on deliberate failures and poor administration