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Two drown in Galkiriyagama canal

Two men bathing in a canal in Galkiriyagama drowned yesterday afternoon (08), the Police Media Division (PMD) said.


Van – Tipper collision kills three

Three persons have been killed and another two have sustained injuries following a van – tipper collision yesterday (15), the Police Media Division (PMD) said.


Seven killed in motor accidents yesterday

Six accidents occurred across the island claimed seven lives yesterday (14).


Lorry-bus collision kills three, injures five

A collision between a bus and a lorry in Wahamalugollewa along the Anuradhapura-Medawachchiya Road left three killed and at least five others critically injured.


Father and daughter die in train accident at Wadurawa

A father and his 11-year-old daughter were after the motorcycle they were riding collided with a Colombo Fort-bound train at an unprotected railway crossing in Wadurawa, Veyangoda this morning (15).


Fisherman missing after a strong current hits the boat

A fisherman who set up to sea from Ambalangoda last afternoon (25), has fallen from boat and gone missing as a strong sea current hit the boat he was in with the other fishermen, the police said. The others in the boat had been able to survive. The victim has been identified as a 38-year-old resident in Ambalangoda. The Police and Sri Lanka Navy are conducting search operations at present.


Five soldiers killed, two injured in a truck-train collision in Kilinochchi

Five soldiers are dead and two others injured when a truck belonging to the Sri Lanka Army collided with the Yaal-Devi train in Kilinochchi this (25) afternoon.


Family of four caught in a strong current, father and daughters die

A family of four from Hatton was swept away by a current at Yala Beach in Kirinda yesterday (23).


Van-tractor collision kills five including four women in Welikanda

Five persons including 4 women are dead following a collision between a van and a tractor at Welikanda on the Batticaloa-Polonnaruwa Road.


Negombo fisherman missing after boat capsizes

A fisherman who set out to sea from Negombo today (14) has gone missing after the boat he was in with three other people capsized, police said.


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