VIDEO: 21 sailors injured in bus accident; night mail train delayed

VIDEO: 21 sailors injured in bus accident; night mail train delayed

November 28, 2013   07:41 pm

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Twenty-one sailors were injured, three critically, after a bus carrying navy personnel was involved in an accident near the Diyatalawa railway station today, Diyatalawa hospital sources said.

Police said 25 navy personnel were onboard the bus when the accident occurred at around 5.30pm at the junction near the Diyatalawa railway station.

The wounded persons have been admitted to the Diyatalawa Hospital, police said.

Meanwhile the Colombo Fort-bound night mail train from Badulla which was scheduled to depart at 6.00pm has been delayed by over 3 hours due to the bus accident near the Diyatalawa station. 
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