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Road accident kills 10 in Sri Lanka

Published 18/11/2006

Ten people were killed when a speeding passenger bus crashed into two cars travelling in the opposite direction in north-western Sri Lanka today.

The bus was heading to the capital, Colombo, when it crashed into the two cars packed with about 20 people returning from a funeral, in Gokarella village, about 175 miles north-east of Colombo, according to local police.

The remaining passengers in the car were injured and have been admitted to hospital.

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