Three dead and dozens injured after a bus plunges down a precipice in Walapane
Three people were killed and 59 others were injured when a private bus travelling from Ampara to Nuwara Eliya toppled into a 200 meter precipice on the Ragala- Walpane road Sunday (24) evening.
According to the police the bus was carrying a group of people from Ampara to Nuwara Eliya on a excursion. The injured were admitted to hospitals in Walpane and Nuwara Eliya.
Police suspects that the accident may have occurred due to a brake failure.