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By Jamila Najmuddin

A school bus toppled into a canal in Rajanganaya, Anuradhapura this morning, injuring 34 students of which 13 are said to be in serious condition and were transferred to the Anuradhapura Hospital, police said.

The accident occurred at 7.45 a.m when the students were on their way to school.

Police said the bus veered off the road and toppled into the canal.

Onlookers assisted in rescuing the children and the bus driver and rushed them to the Nochchiyagama Hospital.

However 13 students who suffered serious injuries were transferred to the Anuradhapura Hospital.

A police team has been deployed to conduct investigations. (Daily Mirror online)
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  • Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:29 AM

    Kasun, do not make fun with children's lives playing your politics man! Grow up.Come on! this is an accident. By the way, i am not a supporter of any party.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 11:35 AM

    May be for you MR. KASUN...
    Don't put politics in to everything

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 04:58 PM

    When will the judiciary and police enforce discipline on the roads? We have see a huge number of accidents involving buses. What action has the GOSL taken other than promise a "suba anagathayak" at every street corner?

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 05:47 PM

    There is absolutely no form of strict inspection on the mechanical road-worthiness of public and private vehicles or any strict punishments for reckless drivers. They escape penalties by bribing the police ... Expect more such 'accidental' deaths ...

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:02 AM

    suba Anagatyak ..

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:03 AM

    So wht?? GOSL has killed how many children. What about that????

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 07:41 PM

    Children are hurt and parents are anxious, that's what. Just hope and pray that none of us have to face this kind of situation.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:08 AM

    What a tradigy, Should punish the guils.

    Tuesday, 06 April 2010 10:22 AM

    Kasun, are you a human ???? What ever the happened goes to MR account, You are so politically blind.


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