Van carrying tourists gutted | Daily News

Van carrying tourists gutted

A van carrying several foreign tourists caught fire and completely gutted near the 70 Km post at Kurudugaha Hetakma in the Southern Expressway yesterday.

A Ukrainian couple and their child were inside the van when the incident occurred. They had escaped unhurt.

The van was taking the Ukrainian tourists to the Katunayake Airport. The police suspect that the vehicle must have caught fire due to a technical fault.

The vehicle has been taken to the Elpitiya police for further investigations.

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