An attack was launched on an SLTB bus carrying school students bound from Ampara to Ekgal-oya this afternoon.
The attack was carried out when the bus passed through Uk-siri-pura region and left 4 students critically injured while several other students sustained minor injuries.
According to our correspondent in the area, a group of people who had obstructed the bus by walking across the route had ordered the students to evacuate the bus and then assaulted the students.
Reports indicate that the students who were assaulted were from the D.S. Senanayake College in Ampara.
Several onlookers who witness this inhumane occurrence expressed these views to our news team…
Moreover, according to statements made by the Damana Police in this concern; this assault was carried out due to a ragging issue within the school.