6 including 2 children die in road accident, 10 injured

[TamilNet, Monday, 28 June 2010, 11:07 GMT]
At least six persons including two children were killed and ten others were injured as they were returning from a trip to Jaffna. The accident took place Sunday early morning near Deduru Oya Bridge in Kurunagala when the van they were travelling was hit by a speeding lorry, police spokesman said to media.

The injured were admitted to the Colombo, Kurunegala and Kandy hospitals and the driver of the lorry was taken into custody, the police added.

Kurunegala police are conducting further investigations.

 

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