Eight injured as bus overturns

Eight people were injured when a passenger bus overturned in Omanthai, Vavuniya this morning, the police media unit said.

The police said that 30 passengers were in the bus at the time of the accident and it was heading to Jaffna.

According to the police the private bus had veered off the road and overturned injuring the eight passengers.

Of those injured were seven men and a woman. The injured were admitted to the Vavuniya hospital for treatment.

The Omanthai police are conducting further investigations.