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Lorry topples killing two, injuring one

Two persons died and another was injured and admitted to the Kantale Hospital when a lorry transporting a stock of timber toppled near the Suriyapura police station in Kantale on June 16 afternoon.

The lorry was transporting timber from Mawarella to distribute among furniture shops in Verugal, Serunuwara when the accident occurred. The deceased were identified as the lorry driver Adam Lebbe Mohammadu Mansoor (51) of Kaththankudy and his assistant Nallathamby Selwarajah (43).

The injured admitted to the Kantale hospital was identified as Gopalasingham Jayakumara (43).

Suriyappura Police are investigating.