Soldier injured as train rams into military truck

A soldier was injured when a Colombo bound train crashed into a military truck in Chavakachcheri today.

The police said the truck had attempted to cross the railway track when the train crashed into it.

Reports from the area said that four soldiers were in the truck when the accident occurred.

The four soldiers had managed to jump off the truck when they saw the train and in the process one soldier suffered injuries and was admitted to hospital. (Colombo Gazette)