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Monday, 29 July 2019 - 8:51
3 killed in an accident along the Medawachchiya – Anuradhapura road - 5 injured
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Three persons were killed and five more persons wounded in a head-on collision between a private bus and a lorry at Wahamalugollaeaeva on the Medawachchiya- Anuradhapura Road.

The accident took place at about 11.50 last night when a Jaffna-bound private luxury bus crashed head-on against a Dambulla-bound lorry.

While one of the deceased is a 12-year-old boy, the other two are of aged 30 and 53.

The diseased are residents of Nalloor in Jaffna.

The five wounded were first admitted to the Medawachchiya hospital and transferred to the Anuradhapura hospital for further treatment. 

Police said that among the injured were two girls, one boy, one woman and one man.

Police said further that while the bus driver had been arrested, the lorry driver had fled.

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