Samples sent for laboratory analysis – NBRO
By Naalir Jamaldeen
National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) sources, yesterday (27), said they have sent samples collected from the recently collapsed building and its surroundings in Buwelikada, Kandy for laboratory tests and to conduct thorough investigations in connection with the disaster.
The sources said samples collected from the collapsed building, including portions extracted from the concrete beams and other traces collected from the surroundings have been brought to the NBRO Head Office in Colombo for laboratory testing.
The sources said the final report on the incident will be submitted to the Governor of the Central Province and the District Secretary - Kandy in a few days.
Preliminary investigations revealed the disaster took place, as more floors had been constructed in addition to the recommended number of floors by the authorities, the sources added.