Two siblings aged 25 and 12 died after being hit by a train while taking ‘selfies’ between Kollupitiya and Bambalapitiya at around 5.40 pm yesterday,” Police said.
The deceased have been identified as residents of Anuradhapura. Police said the 12 year old boy died on the spot while his brother died after being admitted to the National Hospital in a critical condition.
They were hit by an Aluthgama bound train from Colombo Fort which left the Kollupitiya railway station around 5.31pm yesterday. (Daily News)