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One dead and 68 injured in bus accident.

Two private buses have collided head-on in Pasyala, the Police Media Unit told Ceylon Today Online.

Ceylontoday, 2014-01-17 17:10:00

One dead and 68 injured in bus accident.

By Ashan Paranahewa

Two private buses have collided head-on in Pasyala.

A correspondent at the Nittambuwa Police told Ceylon Today Online the accident had happened around 3: 40 p.m.

One bus had been travelling from Nittambuwa to Maduruwela while the other was travelling from Kurunagala to Colombo.

The injured are being treated at the Wathupitiwala Hospital.

Sixty eight persons were injured while one succumbed to the injuries, Director of the Wathupitiwala Hospital, Dr. Sisira Wijesundara said.

Three persons have been transferred including a monk to the Colombo National Hospital. (Ceylon Today Online)

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