Monk killed in Army vehicle accident | Daily News

Monk killed in Army vehicle accident

A 36-year-old Buddhist monk was killed in an accident which occurred on Saturday night on the Colomb-Jaffna road between Rambewa and Medawachchiya. The vehicle involved in the accident is the official vehicle of a Brigadier commanding a division.

Military Spokesman Brigadier Sumith Atapattu said the vehicle travelling behind the military vehicle had rushed the monk to hospital but he was pronounced dead on admission. The incident had taken place around 8.00 pm on Saturday.

The Military Spokesman said an investigation into the incident is underway.


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