Two killed, nine injured in accident

Two people were killed and nine others were injured when the van they were travelling in collided with a parked lorry in Kantale this morning.

According to the police media unit, the accident took place along the Habarana-Kantale main road.

In all eleven people were injured in the accident but two of them later succumbed to their injuries in hospital

The police also said that one person who was among the injured had been transferred to the Kandy hospital for further treatment.

Investigations in the accident are underway.