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18 January 2015 05:43 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A private bus travelling on the Katunayake Expressway   from Colombo to Jaffna has caught fire near Wattala early this morning, Police said.

They said the bus was completely destroyed reportedly due to technical failure.

Police further stated that there were 36 passengers in the bus at the time of the incident but none of them had sustained injuries.


  Comments - 2

  • Akilan Sunday, 18 January 2015 11:26 AM

    It is time to get use to the Train journey. It is reasonably less cost and highly safe compare to bus, There are some crooks on the trains do cheat travelers by various tricks, where this required some attention.Otherwise sorry for the bus owner where now he need to justify all to the Insurance team.

    dalubanda Sunday, 18 January 2015 11:57 AM

    These buses may be Chinese made with substandard quality?

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