|Saturday, 5 July 2003|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Eleven killed as bus smashes into huge tree
by Jayantha Sri Nissanka and Ranil Wijaeyapala
Eleven persons were killed and 75 injured, seven of them seriously,
when a fully-packed Kurunegala bound CTB bus from Moragollagama crashed
into a huge tree yesterday morning.
SLMM Chief to raise issue of camp with LTTE leadership
by Ranil Wijayapala
The Sri Lanka Monitoring Chief Tryggve Teleffssen will take up the
matter of evacuating the LTTE camp in government-controlled areas in
Kinniya with the LTTE leadership, if the LTTE area leadership does not
abide by the SLMM ruling given on Monday evening.
Two students killed in Peliyagoda accident
by Asanga Warnakulasuriya
A school van carrying 20 children to St. Benedicts, St Joseph and Good
Shepherd from Ragama, collided with a passenger bus, at Peliyagoda killing
two students yesterday morning.
Bid to revive Govt-LTTE talks on sea security
by Ranil Wijayapala and Ranga Jayasuriya
Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission chief Tryggve Tellefsen was due to meet
Defence Secretary Austin Fernando and Navy Commander Vice Admiral Daya
Sandagiri yesterday in a bid to revive talks on sea security.