At-least sixteen passengers including a woman were injured following a fire in a bus heading to Kahagolla from Diyatalawa this morning, police said.
They said the bus had been damaged and burnt after the fire. Injured were admitted to the Diyatalawa hospital.
Most of the passengers were army and airforce soldiers who had arrived from Jaffna at the Diyatalawa camp.
Diyatalawa police are conducting investigations. Cause for the fire is unknown.