Civilian injured in SLA vehicle collision in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Sunday, 02 November 2003, 04:03 GMT]
S.Vijayaratnam of Nachchimar Kovilady in Jaffna, was seriously injured in an accident in which a truck of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) and a motor bicycle collided Saturday morning at the Kankesanthurai road junction in Jaffna town. The injured civilian was riding the motorcycle at that time, and was admitted to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital by a group of residents of the area, police said.

A team of officials of the Jaffna Police immediately rushed to the scene and commenced investigation. Thereafter, a large crowd that had gathered at the site dispersed without any incident, police said.

This was the seventh accident that took place in the Jaffna town in recent weeks involving vehicles of the SLA and civilians, police said.

 

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