Exclusive video: Pothuhera train crash

Exclusive video: Pothuhera train crash

Written by News 1st

30 Apr, 2014 | 11:05 am

Newsfirst has received footage of the Pothuhera train crash from our correspondent in the area.

The number of those injured in the train collision that occurred in Pothuhera has risen to 68 with four in a critical condition. Two trains collided head on on Wednesday, in the Potuhera area in Kurunegala.

The trains had collided near the Pothuhera Railway Station. The accident had taken place at around 8.45 a.m on Wednesday morning.

One of the trains that had collided was the Rajina train which had been plying from Matara to Vavuniya while the other express train was plying from Colombo Fort to Pallai. The Railway Control Room says that the injured have been admitted to the Kurunegala General Hospital.

Newsfirst received images of the accident from Dimesh Adhikari, our U-Reporter in Polgahawela,

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