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11 February 2017 04:05 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A 48-year-old woman was killed and her 12-year-old daughter injured when they were knocked down by Kandy bound train at Pilimathalawa this morning.

They met with the tragedy when they were crossing the railway line near the Pilimathalawa Railway Station.

The injured was admitted to the Kadugannawa Divisional Hospital and later transferred to the Peradeniya Hospital. (Chamil Rupasinghe)

  Comments - 4

  • L C A Saturday, 11 February 2017 06:00 PM

    Feel sorry for the victims. But if the pedestrians who are not deaf and blind cannot be away from moving trains, it is 100% due to their negligence and nobody else to be blamed.

    Selvyn Saturday, 11 February 2017 07:14 PM

    The govt has an obligation to look into this serious matter and find meaningful and effective solution to avoid further unfortunate killings via DM Android App

    ceylon Sunday, 12 February 2017 06:27 AM

    incident of ignoring safety. via DM Android App

    hassan Sunday, 12 February 2017 11:29 AM

    only solution to all the problems is education via DM Android App

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