Senior citizen in fuel queue dies

Senior citizen in fuel queue dies - 15th such death so far

by Zulfick Farzan 07-07-2022 | 10:07 AM

COLOMBO (News 1st); Another Sri Lankan senior citizen died while waiting in line for fuel.

Sri Lanka Police said a 63-year-old man who was in line for fuel in Payagala had suddenly fallen ill and was rushed to hospital where he was ruled dead upon admission.

The post-mortem examination is to be conducted today, and this is the 15th death to have taken place at a fuel queue, reported by News 1st so far.