Two passengers, two others electrocuted

Published : 8:45 am  August 14, 2017 | No comments so far |  | 


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Two passengers of a van were electrocuted when the van they were travelling knocked against a high tension electric post at Kiribathkumbura on the Colombo-Kandy main road yesterday. 


Two women who were walking along the road at the time were also electrocuted after coming into contact with the fallen cables. Police said some of the victims were hospitalised with burn injuries sustained by coming into contact with the live electric cables that had fallen on the road. The four victims were undergoing treatment at the Peradeniya Hospital.