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One soldier was killed and four soldiers injured after their truck rammed into a house at Ahungalla early morning today, police said.

Police believe that the army truck, which was coming from Kamburupitiya to Colombo, met with the accident as the driver had fallen asleep.

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  Comments - 5

  • Ariya Sinhala Sunday, 11 November 2012 05:00 AM

    What has happened to these people. They are still driving as if they are in a war zone. They don't understand the concept of civilian areas

    Real Peace Sunday, 11 November 2012 09:46 AM

    Ariya S, Are you saying that falling asleep whilst driving is permitted in war zones? Please grow up, my friend!

    Re-volted Sunday, 11 November 2012 11:09 AM

    And many civilian drivers do not understand that either!

    Hong Kong John Monday, 12 November 2012 02:27 AM

    The owner of the house should be charged for building it in the wrong place!

    lasagne Monday, 12 November 2012 12:01 PM

    When this happened in northeast killing by our valiant soldiers that was acceptable because the people who got killed are tamils. Now the media wake up from deep sleep

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