Four soldiers among 5 injured

Four soldiers were among five people injured following an accident in Vavuniya today.

An army truck and a tipper-truck crashed into each other along the A-9 road injuring five people.

Both vehicles crashed head-on near the 164th mile post injuring the passengers in both vehicles.

The driver of the tipper-truck and four soldiers who were in the army truck sustained injuries and were admitted to the Vavuniya hospital for treatment.

An investigation into the accident is underway.