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Deputy Principal dies in accident

Deputy Principal of Poddiwala Maha Vidyalaya in Pitigala, Galle Champika Nanayakkara (52) died when the motorbike she was travelling was hit by a private bus at Poddiwala junction.

The Deputy Principal who was the pillion rider was travelling with her two children when the accident took place. She was heading to school in the morning with her children when a private bus plying between Poddiwala and Babaravana crashed in to them.

“The two children sustained injuries. The Deputy Principal’s son is said to have been riding the motorcycle at the time of the crash,” Police said.

Pitigala police arrested the bus driver. A police team led by Pitigala OIC IP Karunarathna are investigating.


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