Ten SLA soldiers injured in Kantalai traffic accident
[TamilNet, Saturday, 02 December 2006, 13:23 GMT]
Ten soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) were injured when two buses carrying troopers collided near Kantalai, along Habarana Kantalai road Thursday afternoon, sources said. Kantalai is located 24 miles off southwest of Trincomalee town.
One bus was transporting a group of soldiers on leave and the other was bringing soldiers to Trincomalee from Colombo to report for duty near the Kantalai town, sources said.
Injured soldiers were immediately admitted to the Kantalai general hospital.
One soldier was later transferred to Kurunagala Hospital as his condition was reported to be critical, sources said.