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Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - 9:00
Another soldier succumbs to injuries following the Kilinochchi train accident Death toll increases to 6
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Another army soldier succumbed to injuries yesterday following the collision which took place between an Army truck and the Yaldevi train in the Kilinochchi 55th intersection.

Accordingly the death toll owing to the accident has risen to 6.

In addition, the other solder who sustained injuries following the accident has been transferred from the Kilinochchi hospital to the Jaffna hospital for further treatment.

7 soldiers had been traveling in the truck which had been traveling towards the Kilinochchi town to obtain water, when the accident occurred around 1.45 pm.

Owing to the accident, three army soldiers died on the spot, while 3 others succumbed to injuries upon admission to the hospital.

An investigation has been launched to ascertain if the signal lights operating according to the bell and light method in the Kilinochchi – Murukundi 55th intersection was in operation during the time of the accident.
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