23 garment girls injured after bus-van collision, 6 critical

21 April 2013 12:34 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


At least 23 garment factory workers were injured when a van they were travelling collided with a passenger bus in Dambulla. According to hospital sources the condition of six girls are critical.  

The girls from Batticaloa were on their way to Colombo after the National New Year holidays when the van collided with a private passenger bus plying from Colombo to Batticaloa.  Pix by Kanchana Kumara Ariyadasa

  Comments - 5

  • Nishantha Monday, 22 April 2013 06:07 AM

    How come a Vavuniya Colombo bus went to Batticaloa?

    sss Sunday, 21 April 2013 01:11 PM

    "garment girls" ? nice respectable reference to a group of people who toils to bring in dollars so that politicos and unproductive professional can import duty free goodies

    kit Sunday, 21 April 2013 01:22 PM

    First of all, how could you possibly accommodate 23 persons in 1 van???

    Kodituwakkuarachchi Sunday, 21 April 2013 01:39 PM

    And they are asking us to increase speed up.

    Gamarala Sunday, 21 April 2013 03:33 PM

    Typical Sri Lankan crowd. In advanced countries the public are not allowed to get close to any accident. Its left to law enforcement and Emergency Medical teams to get about their work without hindrance from what are called lookie loos.

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment

Public transport 'side-laned'?

“Miss, mantheeru neethiya nisa api bus passen yanna one. Ithin drop eka par

Land acquisitions in Hanthana and Knuckles Mountain ranges

Sri Lankans will soon lose their opportunity to boast about the rich biodiver

Wanathawilluwa forest clearance: Whodunit?

Days after the Anawilundawa Ramsar Wetland, situated in Puttalam District, ma

‘I’m scared to see her face’

On August 13, a woman happened to meet a child who was in desperate need of h