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Wednesday, 07 January 2015 - 16:03
4 officers injured in Jeep - lorry collision
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4 election officers got injured when the jeep in which they were transporting ballot boxes for the Presidential Election collided head on with a lorry this noon.

The jeep was moving from Nuwara Eliya Gamini College to Minuwangoda, Ginigath-hena when it met with the accident near Watawala Police Station on Hatton – Colombo main road.

A senior officer in charge of polling booths, 2 of his officers and a policeman were among the victims.

The Nuwara Eliya Deputy Election Commissioner has taken immediate measures to replace with new officers to the respective polling booths.

















pix by - Ranjith Rajapakse
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