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Two killed, seven injured in lorry-cab accident

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Two people were killed and seven others injured when a lorry hit a parked Cab vehicle from behind in Welikanda on the Habarana - Batticaloa Main Road this morning.

Police said the lorry had hit the Cab vehicle which was parked near a bridge in Welikanda.

The lorry had toppled into the canal and the driver of the lorry had fled the scene. 

One lorry passenger and a Cab passenger had died on admission to the Welikanda Hospital.

Seven other passengers who sustained injuries are undergoing treatment at the hospital.

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