Army undergoes training to face a chemical attack

The final Exercise of the CBRN Course No-2 ‘Ex-Sahayogaya’ was conducted in the presence of a large gathering. The Sri Lanka Army has been trained in the Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) course to respond as early as possible in the event of a chemical attack or any accident since CBRN incidents across the world are posing a threat to the human existence. The Sri Lanka Army has undergone training to face a chemical attack.Troops belonging to different ranks have been trained in this regard, the Army said. The Sri Lanka School of Military Engineering at Embilipitiya as a supportive follow-up of the 7th Army to Army Staff Talks (AAST) concluded its second Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Course recently, the Army said. read more

Missing teen found

Akeila GrimshawFamily members have found 14-year-old Akeila Grimshaw, who was reported missing since Monday.The girl’s mother informed INews that her daughter is safe, but would not divulge any information regarding how the discovery was made.Akeila Grimshaw, West Demerara Secondary School student who resides at Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara (WBD), was last seen at around 15:30hrs by her mother Marissa Grimshaw in the vicinity of Vreed-en-hoop Junction.The mother had gone to pick up her daughter from school. The woman relayed that the  teen called her on her cellphone and told her that she was going to cross the road at the junction to purchase something to drink.Grimshaw told INews that while talking to the teen, she did indeed pass her at the junction as she was in search of a parking space.However, after parking, the woman exited her vehicle and walked back to the spot where she last saw her daughter but to her dismay, the young woman was nowhere to be found.Calls made to the teen’s cell phone went unanswered and her mother noted that the said cellphone has been turned off ever since. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedWBD teen missing since Monday; parents asking for public’s help in locating herSeptember 4, 2019In “latest news”Body of missing 14-yr-old girl found floating in Hope canalAugust 10, 2016In “latest news”Missing Without a Trace: 16-Y-O Keisha La RoseJuly 3, 2014In “Crime” read more