Five Killed In Kataragama Accident
Five people were killed when the van they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a tank in Kataragama last morning, the police media unit said.
The police said that the passengers of the van were heading to Kataragama from Kandy when the accident took place.
The accident occurred less than 24 hours after 11 people were killed when a tractor they were travelling in fell into a canal in Pollonaruwa.
Among those killed in the Pollonaruwa accident were women and children.