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Two women die in cab accident

A cab driven at high speed knocked down two women, veered off the road and crashed into a wall in Udugama-Thawalama road in Hingalgoda yesterday (19), injuring its passengers.

It was carrying six employees of a tea factory.

The employees and the driver were injured and admitted to the Karapitiya Base Hospital while the two women were pronounced dead on admission to hospital, police said.

They were identified as Gamage Siriyalatha (57) and Suneetha Ranjanee (53), residents of Pitamagoda.

Investigations are continuing.