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Two killed as motor car falls into Kothmale Oya

Two people were killed when a car travelling from Nuwara-Eliya to Gampaha toppled into the Agra Oya, a tributary of Kothmale Oya last evening, Thalawakele Police said.

Police said the vehicle which came in at an excessive speed had run off the road at the Hatton - Nuwara- Eliya main road and toppled some 200m down the Agra Oya, around 3pm.

Police had identified the deceased woman as 24-year-old Halawathage Piyumishan Prasadi Perera, a resident from Gampaha. The body of the man is yet to be identified.

Police said the two bodies were sent to the Lindula Hospital.

(Daily Mirror)

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