Nine killed in Aralanganwila accident

Nine killed in Aralanganwila accident

Nine killed in Aralanganwila accident

Written by Staff Writer

18 Apr, 2014 | 2:31 pm

Nine individuals have been killed when a tractor fell into a canal in the Aluth-Oya area in Aralanganwila.

Police Media Spokesperson Ajith Rohana said that the accident took place around 12.45 p.m. on Friday.

Four women, two men and three children are among those killed, said the Police Media Spokesperson.

He further added that eight others who were drowning have been rescued. They have been admitted to the Aralaganwila Hospital.

The accident occurred while the individuals travelling from  Nikawatte – Dehiyattakandiya  towards  the Sevanapitiya area  for Tamil and Sinhala New Year celebrations.

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