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One hit and killed by an army vehicle

A probable mendicant beggar was hit and killed by a van belonging to the Sri Lanka Army in Egodauyana yesterday (24 Sept).

Police media states that the van travelling towards Panadura on the Colombo-Galle road had hit the person who was crossing the road near the Premachandra fuel station in Egodauyana.

The identity of the victim is yet to be confirmed by the police.

The police have arrested the driver of the van regarding the incident.

Egodauyana police carry further investigations