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Two die in train accident

A boy and a girl died in Nawalapitiya after being knocked down by the Ella-bound express train from Colombo Fort around 9.10 a.m. on Saturday.

According to the Police, the boy had been walking along the railway track with another girl and had died while attempting to save their friend, who was on a call while walking in front of them.

The boy, after seeing the approaching train had pushed the girl, who was with him off the track and attempted to save the other girl. The deceased were identified as Harsha Kumara,15, of Imbulpitiya and Piumi Bhagya,16, Sewwandi of Dekida. The bodies are lying at the Nawalapitiya Hospital. Police are investigating.


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