Thursday, 13 March 2014 - 8:27
Update : 2 Sri Lankan pilgrims who were injured in a road accident in India flown home.
Two Sri Lankan pilgrims who received critical injuries in a road accident in India will be flown home as soon as possible.
The local tour agency has agreed to bring the two patients immediately and pay their hospital charges as well.
Times of India reported that 10 Sri Lankan pilgrims were injured when the bus in which they were traveling was crashed against a moving lorry at Great Noada area on the Yamuna Express way between New Delhi and Agra cities.
However External Affairs Ministry quoted its New Delhi mission saying that only five pilgrims were injured and they are receiving treatment at Kailash hospital near Agra.
Residents of Mathugama, Rathnapura, Ehaliyagoda and Colombo have joined this pilgrimage in India.
Update : Thursday, 13 March 2014 - 12:56
A bus carrying Sri Lankans on an Indian expressway meets with an accident: 10 injured: 4 in series condition
An accident on the Yamuna expressway left four people grievously injured, while six others received minor injuries.
The victims are from Sri Lanka and were on their way to Agra when the accident happened.
The tourist group was travelling by a bus, which rammed into a truck ahead of it.
One of the injured, a 63-year old woman, has been admitted in the intensive care unit for severe head injuries.A bus carrying Sri Lankans on an Indian expressway meets with an accident; 10 injured; 4 in series condition