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Monday, 21 April 2014 - 8:26
80 killed in vehicle accidents during festive season: 1800 drunken drivers arrested.
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80 persons were killed in 65 fatal vehicle accidents from April 10th up to now.

The police media spokesman’s office said that the number of vehicle accidents reported during this period was close to 650.

The fatal accident with the highest death toll was reported on Friday

That was the toppling of a hand tractor into the Z, D stream at Aralagangwila killing 10.

Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana told our news team that compared with last year, an increase in vehicle accidents was indicated during the festive season this year.

Meanwhile 1800 drunk drivers have been arrested from April 10th up to now.
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