Two youths were killed in a vehicle accident that took place this dawn at Maggona in Beruwala on the main Galle – Colombo Road.
Police Media Spokesman’s office said that another youth seriously injured in the accident had been admitted to the Nagoda hospital.
The accident had taken place due to a collision of two motorbikes and a bus.
The two youths killed were residents of Munghena in Maggona.
Meanwhile five out of six persons traveling in a three-wheeler were killed when a bus and the trishaw collided against each other at Palle-malala in Hambantota last afternoon.
Police media spokesman’s office said that the deceased comprised a nine-month old infant boy, a nine-year old girl, two women and a man.
This accident took place as a result of an SLTB bus proceeding from Hambantota bound for Kataragama clashing against the three-wheeler last afternoon.
Another four-year old girl injured in the accident was admitted to the Hambantota hospital.
The persons who met with the accident are members of two related families resident in Palle-malala in Hambantota. Related story published below : http://goo.gl/V3ZwWp
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