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Saturday, 08 June 2019 - 12:35
Cab runs over 4 Students in Kekirawa killing 3; Residents stage protest
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3 persons were killed in an accident in the Thibbatu-Wewa area in Kekirawa – Dambulla along the A-9 Road.

A cab carrying timber travelling from Eheliyagoda to Anuradhapura had run over 4 students standing along the side of the road, on their way for tuition classes.

The deceased are aged 14, 15 and 16 while an 18 year old Student who was critically injured is receiving treatment in hospital.

The cab driver who fled the scene was arrested 25 Kilometers away from the scene, in the Ipalogama area.

Residents in the area commenced a protest over the incident, blocking the main road.

However, once the Police assured that the law will be properly enacted against the accused, residents called off the protest.



 

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