Lorry mows down eight-year-old | Daily News

Lorry mows down eight-year-old

An eight-year-old girl was mowed down by a lorry in Kinniya, yesterday. The accident had taken place near Kakkamunai, at 8:00 a.m, police said.

The child has been identified as Qutubullah Fathima Riha, a resident of Sambukkulam. She had been on her way to a tuition class at the time.

The victim’s body was initially handed over to the Kinniya Base Hospital and then transferred to the Trincomalee General Hospital for further examination.

The lorry driver has been arrested by Kinniya Police. Investigations are continuing.