Another senior citizen dies while waiting in fuel queue

Another senior citizen dies while waiting in fuel queue

Another senior citizen dies while waiting in fuel queue

Written by Amani Nilar

20 Mar, 2022 | 12:16 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Another senior citizen who was in a queue at a filling station in Kadawatha has collapsed and passed away today (20).

Police stated that a person who was waiting in line to get petrol had collapsed, and he died upon admission to the Ragama Hospital.

The deceased, a 70 year old man was identified as a resident of Makola area.

This is the second death reported in Sri Lanka within the past 24 hours,while queuing up for essentials.

Yesterday (19), a person who was waiting to obtain kerosene from a fuel queue in Kandy also passed away.

The funeral of the 71-year-old is scheduled for today (20).

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