Two die in road accident at Muhamalai army checkpoint

[TamilNet, Monday, 13 December 2004, 16:49 GMT]
Mr.Sambasivam Rahulatharan aged 22 of Tellipalai in Jaffna district and Mr.Narayanasamy Radhakrishnan aged 39 of Nuwareliya district died on the spot near Muhamalai army checkpoint when their motor bike and a private passenger bus collided in a head on crash Monday evening around 6 p.m., police said.

Both the victims were on their way to Killinochchi and the private passenger bus was proceeding towards Jaffna town at the time of the mishap. Victims were in a hurry to pass the Muhamalai army checkpoint before it closed for the day, police said

The Kodikamam Police handed over the bodies of the two persons to the mortuary of Jaffna Teaching Hospital. The driver of the bus was detained in the Kodikamam Police and bus was brought to the police station, police sources said.

 

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