4 have died and 85 were injured after a school bus carrying children toppled into a precipice near Seethaeliya – Polgahawanguwa along the Nuwara Eliya – Welimada road.
The injured have been admitted to the Nuwara Eliya General Hospital and according to the hospital director several of those admitted to hospital are in serious condition.
The bus was on an educational tour and had arrived from the Passara – Namunukula region.
The bus driver is amongst the deceased.
pix by - Hatton Ranjith Rajapakse