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Indian athlete in Sri Lanka hit by train

A 64-year old Indian athlete died yesterday hit by a train at Bambalapitiya while he was viewing the sea.

Police said the victim, Rajendran Panidai, was hit by the Maradana bound Kalutara South train at 2 pm at Bambalapitiya. Panidai had arrived in Sri Lanka with a group of Indian athletes to attend the Inter Mercantile Athletics Championship.

Bambalapitiya Police are investigating.