Thursday, March 22, 2012
Youth falls from footboard of train : Balumgala
An individual died after falling off a train in the Veyangoda area Saturday.
According to the Railway Control Room, the victim had been traveling on the foot board of the train which was plying from Colombo to Vavuniya.
The accident had taken place at around 3 p.m. The victim has been identified as a 24 year old resident of the Eluwa area in Veyangoda.
Railways General Manager B A P Ariyaratne has said that a three member team has been appointed to inquire into the incident.
He was speaking at a press conference held at the Railway Headquarters yesterday.
He also stated that the report of the inquiring board is expected to be submitted within two weeks.
This is 2012/03/22 Balumgala programme regarding this incident.