1 soldier killed in train collision in northern Sri Lanka

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One solider was killed and another injured when the army vehicle they were travelling in collided with a train in the former war torn north on Thursday, police in Sri Lanka said.

The two soldiers were attached to the Ariyalai army camp in the Jaffna district.

Local media reported that the accident occurred when the army vehicle had attempted to cross the railway track despite the Yal Devi Train being in close distance.

An investigation has been launched into the accident. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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