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)