Schoolgirl killed in Panduwasnuwara accident

Schoolgirl killed in Panduwasnuwara accident

Schoolgirl killed in Panduwasnuwara accident

Written by Staff Writer

12 Nov, 2015 | 10:15 pm

A schoolgirl was killed in a motor accident that took place at the Kotambapitiya junction in Panduwasnuwara on Thursday morning.

The accident took place at around 7 a.m. at the yellow crossing located in close proximity to the Muslim Maha Vidyalaya in Kotambapitiya.

Two students out of a group of school students who were crossing the road under the inspection of a police officer, collided with a school bus.

The police stated that the accident occurred due to a fault in the brakes. Eleven-year-old Fathima Aqeera died in the accident that took place, while her sister sustained injuries.

After accident occurred residents attacked the bus and the police intervened to control the situation.

The victim was a student of Muslim Maha Vidyalaya in Kotambapitiya and was a resident from Hettipola.

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