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* Over 50 passengers injured in bus collision in Sri Lanka
Fri, Oct 12, 2018, 07:35 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 12, Colombo: Over 50 people were injured when two passenger buses collided on the Hambanthota-Wellawaya main road in Lunugamvehera, in southern Sri Lanka, on Friday.

A private bus plying from Matara to Ampara has collided head-on with a Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) bus, travelling from Dehiattakandiya to Galle.

The injured were rushed to nearby Lunugamvehera, Debarawewa and Hambanthota hospitals. The drivers of the two buses had also sustained injuries.

Initial investigations have revealed that the buses had been speeding. Lunugamvehera Police are conducting further investigations.

 

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