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Train derailed in Slave Island

16 October 2010 07:44 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A train traveling from Aluthgama to Colombo derailed in Slave Island around midday today after a compartment of the train crashed against a wall. Three bystanders were injured and rushed to the National Hospital for treatment. The police are conducting further investigation (GS)

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  • izy Saturday, 16 October 2010 01:22 PM

    Sabotage anybody !!!!!! what on earth were the bystanders doing there?

    Geronimo Sunday, 17 October 2010 01:34 AM

    Now the Govt. has an excuse to go ahead with the demolition of these houses citing that they are too close to the railway tracks and therefore a danger to life and limb ( which is actually true.) Coincidence?

    Bogie Sunday, 17 October 2010 01:38 AM

    Bystanders? These people are practically living on the tracks!

    Baba Boo Sunday, 17 October 2010 03:24 AM

    Results of poorly maintained trains and track.

    Anura Sunday, 17 October 2010 06:37 AM

    Speeding??? No laws for train speed right.. Do you remember the people who died in Colombo Kandy express at Rambukkana? still the wreckage is there

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