Father, daughter killed in train collision

15 July 2019 09:30 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A father and daughter were killed when the train travelling from Kankasanthurai to Colombo collided with their motorcycle at an unprotected railway crossing at Wadurawa, in Veyangoda this morning.    

The bodies are kept at the Wathupitiwala Base Hospital and the police are carrying out further investigations.


Video by GS

  Comments - 4

  • Azeem Lahir Monday, 15 July 2019 10:20 AM

    Hundreds of innocent killings due to unprotected railway crossings throughout the country are being reported almost everyday. but no proper remedies seem to be taken up by the relevant authorities so far. Irresponsible!!

    Sambo Monday, 15 July 2019 10:24 AM

    Please ignore these tragedies and by more bullet proof cars for ministers.

    Tarsi Fernando Monday, 15 July 2019 11:06 AM

    How tragic. Every yime a train accident happens, Ministers and officials talk about installing gates at unprotected level crossings. Bur nothing happens. Wandurawa is on the main line and trains are more frequent on this line. Gates are a must at every level crossing.

    Sunil Monday, 15 July 2019 01:50 PM

    I agree wholeheartedly. Why should we let these innocent people die?

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