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The bodies of 2 people who drowned after the van they were travelling in plunged into the water after going over the Pottaliya bridge along the Polonnaruwa-Batticaloa road, were recovered a short while ago.

  2 people are still reported missing.

The victims were travelling from Kalmunai to Colombo at the time of the incident. Four bodies were recovered and sent to the Polonnaruwa hospital mortuary.

7 people, including 4 women and 3 men, were traveling in the van. The sole survivor was a doctor working in the Middle East. (Sanath Desmond and K.G.Karunarathna)


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  • azath Saturday, 30 April 2011 01:05 AM

    Tragic, my sympathy with the family

    Mana Saturday, 30 April 2011 06:24 AM

    Still not found.It is declared sad day of that peoples' village.

    printhan Saturday, 30 April 2011 07:15 AM

    Unfortunate to this hard working family and it shouldn't happened to this survived doctor.


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