Three die in train accident | Daily News

Three die in train accident

A father and his two sons died after being knocked down by the Batticaloa - Colombo train at Bowatta, Welikanda around 9.30 pm on Monday.

They were identified as Kathirvel Wijayasuriya (37) of Bowatta and his two sons Ranjit Sangarupana (12) and Vidura Ranjith Kathirvel (4).

The four year old Vidura Ranjith died on the spot, while Sangarupana succumbed to injuries after being admitted to Welikanda Hospital by Railway officials.

The three bodies are lying at the Welikanda hospital morgue awaiting the post mortem examination. Police suspect suicide.


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