VIDEO: Mother, daughter dead after jumping in front of Yal Devi

VIDEO: Mother, daughter dead after jumping in front of Yal Devi

October 13, 2013   02:54 pm

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A woman and her daughter were killed after being hit by the Yal Devi train, which was traveling from Killinochchi to Colombo today.

The woman had reportedly jumped in front of the train with her two daughters in the Thinawala area, between the Veyangoda and Pallepola railway stations, at around 1.00pm today (13), the Railway Control Room said.

 Police said the woman and one daughter were killed instantly while the other girl had not come into contact with the speeding train.

The bodies of the victims have been taken to the Wathupitiwala hospital while Veyangoda Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.


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