Three die in train accidents

2016-02-09 09:34:09

Three individuals died after they were hit by trains in three separate incidents in Peliyagoda, Wellawatta and Ambanpola yesterday, Police said.

A 64 year-old cyclist was hit by a train, travelling from Colombo to Kankasanthurei, when he crossed a closed railway crossing near the Kelani fly over.

A 49-year-old individual died at the Wellawatta Railway Station when he was hit by the Matara- Kandy train while crossing the railway line.

Police said a 50-year-old man was also killed while walking along the railway tracks in Konkadawala, Ambanpola when he was hit by a train travelling from Anuradhapura to Colombo yesterday evening.

  Comments - 1

  • Bala Tuesday, 9 February 2016 12:11

    They must be dumb to cycle or walk on the line. Or they are totally deaf.

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