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Several accidents reported countrywide

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 18, 2019 18:50

Several accidents reported countrywide

There were obstructions to the movement of traffic following a fallen tree at the Hewagama area in Kaduwela along the Colombo-Avissawella main road.
It was a Bo tree by the side of the road that had fallen. A woman who was travelling on a motorbike suffered critical injuries after the tree had fallen on the bike. The injured woman has been hospitalized. Residents said that a decay existed in the Bo tree for a long period. The road was brought to a normal situation following the mediation of the Nawagamuwa Police.
Several shops in the Kilinochchi Public Market were gutted down in a fire last night. A fire brigade Unit with the assistance of the residents succeeded in preventing the fire spreading. Goods in the shops were devastated in the fire. The cause of the fire is not yet known. The fire has been extinguished. The Kilinochchi Police are pursuing further investigations.
A foreigner has been killed after colliding with a train. The accident had taken place near De Saram Mawatha in Mount Lavinia. The foreigner had collided with a train plying from Aluthgama to Colombo. The victim was a 67-year old Italian national.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 18, 2019 18:50