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A student of a leading girls' school in Kollupitiya was hospitalised due to injuries caused after she was hit by the Kalutara-Maradana train at the Kollupitiya Railway station a short while ago, Railway sources said.

They said, according to the engine driver the girl had jumped before the train.

She was rushed to the National Hospital and her condition is said to be critical according to hospital sources. (Sanath Desmond)

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  • ABC Thursday, 29 May 2014 05:12 PM

    Reason There is no safety barrier not even in train stations. We are still living in colonial era. via DM Android App

    dinesh Thursday, 29 May 2014 11:56 AM

    You mean to put up safety barriers thru entire railway track? Where have you seen this in modern world?

    hooo Thursday, 29 May 2014 05:42 PM

    Barriers are not relevant when someone wanted to die. via DM Android App

    yes man Thursday, 29 May 2014 06:21 PM

    The space between the last step and the platform is wide and we cannot forget the tragedy of one young man had both his legs severed from the thigh and later died as somebody in a mighty hurry pushed him under rhe train. via DM Android App

    Azee Thursday, 29 May 2014 07:08 PM

    Talk of barriers is utter rubbish via DM Android App

    True Lankan Thursday, 29 May 2014 03:22 PM

    You can see the barriers in England/Germany/Canada/US. Don't about other countries.....

    remo Thursday, 29 May 2014 03:44 PM

    London,Spain, France, any Modern World has it

    Sanjee Thursday, 29 May 2014 11:43 PM

    What made that poor young girl do such thing That needs to be investigated.

    teri Thursday, 29 May 2014 10:38 PM

    Suicidal mind knows no barriers

    gladwin Friday, 30 May 2014 04:06 AM

    Do suicide barriers stop people from committing suicide, or will the individual just go elsewhere??..

    ind Friday, 30 May 2014 04:14 AM

    She has jumped before the train.It's a suicide. How do you suppose to stop those by barriers ??

    ind Friday, 30 May 2014 04:16 AM

    Facebook, Love affair ?

    Dee Friday, 30 May 2014 05:31 AM

    Death Has no Barriers! Especially when you decide to meet death! So dont you people talk about which countries have track barriers and which countries dont. The only point you are getting at is to show the world you have travelled abroad.

    NICK Friday, 30 May 2014 07:30 AM

    iDIOT


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