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Three children were killed and another nineteen passengers were hospitalized after a bus and van collided head-on at Saindamaduru area in Kalmunai, Ampara this morning.

Police said the injured were admitted to the Kalmunai Hospital. The driver of the bus has been arrested.(Jaufer Khan)

  Comments - 4

  • Sanjay Monday, 30 January 2017 09:52 AM

    How many deaths by busses before the government imposes hefty fines on them? MS needs to take responsibility for letting them off the hook. A few days of strike should have been dealt with for long term benefits.

    Bala Monday, 30 January 2017 09:58 AM

    This driver must have been in the forefront of recent bus drivers strike against increased fines.

    Sandun Monday, 30 January 2017 10:38 AM

    License to kill, literally.

    Channa Monday, 30 January 2017 11:35 AM

    Why not the previous regime introduce this fine. All the accidents are not due to the faults of bus drivers.

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