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One person was killed and 35 persons were injured including a number of women and children when the private bus that they were traveling plunged into 100 feet slope in the Passara- Madulsima main road this evening.

The driver of the bus had already succumbed to his injuries before admission to the Metigahathenna Base Hospital.

The private bus was bound to Roebri from Passara at the time of the incident, the Madulsima police said.

The injured were admitted to the Metigahathenna Base Hospital by the residents in the area and most of them are in a stable condition according to hospital authorities.

Police said that the injured are residents of Ella, Passara, Madolsima and Roberi. Police said that the driver of the bus lost control when the bus was taking a turn. The Madolsima police are investigating into the incident. (Prasad Rukmal and Palitha Ariyawansa)



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  • tharanga Tuesday, 19 April 2011 02:06 PM

    Wish the speedy recovery to injured, condolences go to innocent driver's family as well

    zorro Tuesday, 19 April 2011 02:31 PM

    probably very high speed for the curve to be taken!

    harini Tuesday, 19 April 2011 03:51 PM

    Miracle of Asia!


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