Three women were killed and five others were injured when a van and a lorry collided head-on at Moragoda in Thalawa early this morning, police said.
They said three women and three men were travelling inside the van when the accident occurred on the Thabuththegama- Anuradhapura Road.
The injured, including the lorry driver and an assistant, were admitted to the Anuradhapura Hospital.
The women, residents of Galnewa, succumbed to their injuries after admission to the hospital, police said.
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