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Vehicle transporting ballot boxes collides with lorry in Watawala

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A jeep belonging to the Agricultural Department that was transporting ballot boxes and election staff from the Gemini College counting centre to a polling station at Minuwandeniya in Ginigathhena collided with a lorry at Watawala causing minor injuries to four officials including the SPO.


   
The lorry was transporting firewood from Kitulgala to Hatton.



The Nuwara Eliya Asst. Commissioner of Elections immediately deployed a team of officials to transport the ballot boxes to the Ginigathnena polling station by another vehicle.(Ranjith Rajapakse) 





Pix by Ranjith Rajapaksa

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  • dingri Thursday, 08 January 2015 12:17 AM

    yes and now the games begin.... What are the odds that the very jeep carrying ballot boxes to collide...???

    Rizwan Thursday, 08 January 2015 01:53 AM

    hope the ballot boxes are safe.

    ravi Thursday, 08 January 2015 03:59 AM

    sounds suspicious... via DM Android App

    Nims Thursday, 08 January 2015 04:22 AM

    "IMMEDIATELY" means what? 30 minutes, one hour, five hours or half day

    Observer Thursday, 08 January 2015 04:23 AM

    Interesting collision!!!

    Vijith Pieterz Thursday, 08 January 2015 08:44 AM

    Please investigate and find the real cause for this accident.

    lucky Thursday, 08 January 2015 12:52 PM

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