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6 February 2017 07:07 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Two students were killed and three others were injured when their three-wheeler collided with a tipper truck at Meegama on Aluthgama- Mathugama main road, police said.

They said the students were members of the cadet platoon of the Aluthgama Maha Vidyalaya. The injured boys had been admitted to the Nagoda and Dharga Town Hospitals.

It was reported that the three-wheeler driver had lost control of the vehicle and collided with the tipper truck. (Bandu Thambavita and S. Madawala)

  Comments - 3

  • Rohans Monday, 06 February 2017 10:20 PM

    There we go again.. 5 Passengers in a Three Wheeler? What's the Police going to do about this very sad situation?Get answers from the 3 Wheeler Drivers association I guess!

    Cristo Tuesday, 07 February 2017 10:02 AM

    Standard answer by politians .........We must learn from these appalling accidents and set in place procedures to ensure that tragedies like these never happen again .....there , feel free to copy and paste wherever suitable

    George Wednesday, 08 February 2017 06:11 AM

    What happened to that 25k law by the way Dont want to implement yet via DM Android App

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