UN Volunteer dies in accident with SLA vehicle

[TamilNet, Saturday, 03 November 2007, 16:12 GMT]
A United Nations Volunteer (UNV) working for Colombo UN office was killed when his motorbike collided with a Sri Lanka Army (SLA) vehicle in Cinnamon Garden police area in Colombo 7 Saturday around 12:40 p.m. The victim, Roman Mirceski, is a Macedonian national, Police said.

Police has detained the army driver of the military vehicle.

Mr. Roman was working for Volunteer Information and Coordination Centre (VOICE) project, a two-year initiative of the Sri Lankan Ministry of Social Welfare and the UNV, with assistance from UNDP, aiming to promote volunteerism in Sri Lanka.


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