At least three people were killed and 8 others were injured when the van they were travelling in went down a precipice in Bibile late this evening.
The police media unit said that the van had lost control and had then gone down the precipice near the 32nd mile post.
Among those killed was a 3 year old child and a woman, the police media unit said.
The police said that the passengers of the van were residents of Mahiyanganaya and they were returning after a funeral.
The injured were admitted to the Bibile hospital for treatment. (Colombo Gazette)