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Thirty six passengers including 33 men and three women were injured when a private bus collided with another at Katukurunda Junction in Payagala this morning, Police said.

They said a private bus plying from Hakmana to Colombo had crashed on to the back of another private bus plying from Aluthgama to Colombo, which had been halted at the Katukurunda Junction.

The bus drivers and 15 army personnel who were on their way for some medical tests were also among the injured.

The injured were admitted to the Nagoda Hospital. (Chaturanga Pradeep)


 


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  • Chaminda Wednesday, 09 December 2015 11:42 AM

    "...a private bus plying from Hakmana to Colombo had crashed..." to be read as "flying" !

    Bala Wednesday, 09 December 2015 11:42 AM

    And they do not want lane rules - of course they never obeyed speed rules either. Menace on the roads - need much stricter controls on these monsters.

    geriatrix Wednesday, 09 December 2015 11:44 AM

    so this is what Mr. Gemunu wants to continue to happen by objecting for the "Stick to your lane rule"


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