Four airmen killed in head-on collision

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By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya and Chaminda Jayalath   

Four Air Force personnel were killed in a head-on collision  between a three-wheeler and a truck at Dummaladeniya in Warakapola on  the Kandy-Colombo Main Road last morning.   

Police said the airmen were attached to the Ratmalana Air  Force Camp and were returning to the camp after attending a funeral in  Matale. One of the airmen was driving the trishaw while the others were  seated behind.   


Investigations revealed that they were attached to the  Ratmalana Air Force camp and were returning to the camp after attending a funeral  in Matale, when the accident occurred.   
The deceased airmen were identified as Ranjith Prasanna  (28), Saman Kumara (37), Ruwan Sampath (38) and Chaminda Kumara (31)  from Kosgama, Kahatagasdigiliya, Ballapana and Ampara respectively.    The truck driver was arrested by the Warakapola Police who are conducting further investigations.  

 

  • They were attached to  the Ratmalana Air Force camp and were returning to the camp after attending a  funeral in Matale     

 

 

 

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