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UPDATE: Four dead after multi-vehicle crash

UPDATE: Four dead after multi-vehicle crash

At least four PSD personnel including a WPC were killed and several others injured due to a multi-vehicle traffic collision involving two buses and a Land Rover Defender in Yagodamulla, Minuwangoda. MORE..

September 10, 2015  11:37 am|

Sri Lankan dies in NZ car crash

Sri Lankan dies in NZ car crash

A Sri Lankan national has died in a two-car crash near Riversdale in Southland, New Zealand. MORE..

August 29, 2015  12:47 pm|

10 injured after bus brakes fail

10 injured after bus brakes fail

Ten people have been injured after the brakes of the bus they were travelling in allegedly failed causing the vehicle to veer off the road and topple in the Ambawaka area on the Hali Ela-Welimada road in Badulla. MORE..

August 29, 2015  11:34 am|

Lankan asylum seekers killed in Australian road crash

Lankan asylum seekers killed in Australian road crash

The two men who died in a crash in Darwin on Wednesday night were Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka who came to Australia for a better life, their friends have said. MORE..

July 24, 2015  05:40 pm|

South Africa train crash: 300 injured near Johannesburg

South Africa train crash: 300 injured near Johannesburg

About 300 people have been injured in a collision between two trains near South Africas largest city, Johannesburg, paramedics have said. MORE...

July 18, 2015  01:21 pm|

Three dead after tipper truck-lorry collision

Three dead after tipper truck-lorry collision

Three persons were killed following after a tipper truck ran over two pedestrians and crashed into a lorry at Ranwala, Kegalle on the Colombo-Kandy road. MORE..

June 12, 2015  11:44 am|

Probe launched after camera drone crashes into garden

Probe launched after camera drone crashes into garden

Ahangama Police have launched an investigation regarding a small camera-equipped drone which had crashed in the Makanda area. MORE..

June 4, 2015  11:22 am|

Sri Lankan van driver jailed for killing jogger

Sri Lankan van driver jailed for killing jogger

An extremely tired Sri Lankan van driver who hit and killed a jogger near Epsom after working a 12-hour night shift has been jailed for four years by a UK court. MORE..

May 23, 2015  05:02 pm|

Sri Lankan jailed for reckless driving in Qatar

Sri Lankan jailed for reckless driving in Qatar

A Criminal Court in Doha has awarded a six-month jail sentence to a Sri Lankan expatriate motorist for his reckless driving, which caused the death of a GCC citizen and injury to some others, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported yesterday. MORE..

May 4, 2015  05:29 pm|

Child dead, 13 injured after truck hits tree

Child dead, 13 injured after truck hits tree

A child was killed and another 13 persons wounded after a small truck, carrying a group of pilgrims, veered off the road and collided with a tree in Konwewa, Thambuttegama. MORE..

May 1, 2015  03:41 pm|

Two dead after lorry crashes into shop

Two dead after lorry crashes into shop

Two persons were killed after a lorry veered off the road and crashed into a shop in the Meepitita area on the Colombo-Kandy main road. MORE..

April 2, 2015  11:26 am|

Thirteen wounded after van crashes into embankment

Thirteen wounded after van crashes into embankment

At least thirteen persons were injured and hospitalised after a van veered off the road and collided with a roadside embankment in the Hagiliella area in Badulla. MORE...

March 27, 2015  10:51 am|

Germanwings plane crashes in southern France

Germanwings plane crashes in southern France

An Airbus plane operated by Lufthansas Germanwings budget airline crashed in southern France on Tuesday en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, police and aviation officials said. MORE...

March 24, 2015  04:28 pm|

Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

US actor Harrison Ford has been injured in a small plane crash in Los Angeles. MORE...

March 7, 2015  01:19 pm|

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