9 year old killed, bus collides with train in Talaimannar

9 year old killed, bus collides with train in Talaimannar

A passenger bus has collided with a train in the Talaimannar train station this afternoon.

The accident took the life of a nine-year-old child travelling in the bus and leaving more than 20 persons injured.

According to Police Media Spokesman, DIG Ajith Rohana, around 30 people including were present on the bus during the time of the accident.

The driver and conductor of the bus were taken into custody, the Mannar Police are conducting investigations into whether the railway signal at the time of the accident was not working.

Photographs: Newswire