Six people were killed and at least 4 others were injured when a train crashed into a van in Aluthgama late this evening (Tuesday).
According to the police, the injured people have been admitted to the Nagoda hospital for treatment.
The accident had taken place at an unprotected railway crossing close to the Aluthgama railway station.
The police said that most of those killed were women.
The driver of the van, who was also injured, has been arrested over the accident. Colombo Gazette)