Four killed, 78 injured in accident (Updated)

Four people were killed and 78 others, mostly school children, were injured following an accident in Nuwara Eliya this afternoon, the police media unit said.

According to the police, a school bus with 70 people on board went down a precipice at the Seethaeli Polgaha junction.

The bus driver, conductor, a parent and a child who were in the bus succumbed to their injuries in hospital, the police media unit said.

According to officials at the Nuwara Eliya hospital 4 people are in serious condition. (Colombo Gazette)

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