A group of people agitated by the killing of a three-wheeler driver in an accident where a private bus collided with the three-wheeler at Wariyagoda in Alawwa set the bus on fire.
The accident occurred as a result of the three-wheeler made its way from the Wariyagoda fuel station towards the main road, colliding with the Vavuniya –Colombo private bus last afternoon.
Reports say that the residents attacked several other buses as well in protest against it.
As a result of this transport on the road concerned also was obstructed.
However our area reporter said that police intervened and contained the situation.
Police has arrested the bus driver.