Major accident in Puttalam – 5 dead, 45 injured

Five people have been killed and forty-five injured in a major road accident in Puttalam, Western Tamil Eelam.

Witnesses told the Tamil Polity that a private passenger bus travelling from Colombo towards Jaffna lost control and overturned at Madurankuli whilst attempting to overtake a motorbike.

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The accident occurred at 8:15am today.