Tamil couple in motorbike killed in head-on collision with SLA vehicle

[TamilNet, Saturday, 20 November 2010, 10:47 GMT]
A husband and wife, residents of Chettly Street, Nallur in Jaffna district died in a road accident that took place Friday evening on their way in a motor bicycle to Murukandy Pillayar Temple located along A9 highway fulfill a vow in a head-on crash with a vehicle of the Sri Lanka Army. The couple was identified as Pounrajah Selvaraja, 52, and his wife Naguleswary, 48. The accident took place at Inthupuram in Murukandy area.

The couple died on the spot.

Eight soldiers of the SLA travelling in the vehicle were injured and admitted to the Killinochchi base hospital.

The driver of the SLA vehicle was arrested by the Killinochchi Police.


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