81 IN­JURED IN LUNUGAMWEHERA BUS AC­CI­DENT

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - FRONT PAGE - BY RUKMAN RATNAYAKE

At least 81 pas­sen­gers were in­jured in a headon col­li­sion be­tween an SLTB bus and a pri­vate bus at Lunugamwehera on the Ham­ban­tota-Well­awaya main road yes­ter­day, po­lice said.

They said the in­jured were ad­mit­ted to the Lunugamwehera District Hos­pi­tal and about 25 of them were later trans­ferred to the De­barawewa and Ham­ban­tota Base Hos­pi­tals.

Hos­pi­tal sources said seven of the in­jured were in a crit­i­cal con­di­tion.

The SLTB bus was head­ing to Am­para while the pri­vate bus was head­ing towards Matara.

Both driv­ers are among the in­jured. The Lunugamwehra Po­lice are con­duct­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

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