Final rites held for Chavakachcheri accident victims

Final rites held for Chavakachcheri accident victims

Final rites held for Chavakachcheri accident victims

Written by Staff Writer

19 Dec, 2016 | 10:27 pm

The final rites for the ten people who were killed in an accident in Chavakachcheri, were held in Kalutara on Monday evening.

The group from Kajugaswatte in Halthota, Kalutara, was returning from a trip to Jaffna, when their van collided with an SLTB bus at about 1 p.m. on Saturday December 17.

Seven siblings and three of their relatives were killed in the accident. The deaths of the ten persons, serve as a necessary reminder for every motorist to take maximum precautions when driving. The seven siblings, were laid to rest at the Kajugaswatte cemetery today.

The three others killed in the accident, were laid to rest at the Siyambalagahahena cemetery.

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