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One killed in a lorry train collision in Anuradhapura

Sep 18, 2011 12:06:50 PM - itnnews.lk

Another train crash has been reported from Anuradhapura. One person was killed when the ‘Rajina’ train collided with a lorry on the north central railway line.

The train operations on the rail track have been disrupted due the accident at the level crossing at Hataraswela in Anuradhapura. The driver of the lorry has been killed while the cleaner has saved his life. The railway security division said that the lorry had entered the track when warning signals were on although eye witnesses say that the railway gate was not closed at the time.