One died and 10 hospitalized following a bus veered off the road in Puththur


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One person died and another 10 has injured and hospitalized following a private bus plying towards Colombo from Paanippai in Jaffna veered of the road last night near Meeravaadi area in Puththur.

The driver of the bus has been taken into police custody following the accident.

The deceased has been identified as Nagarasa Theesan (24), a resident of Kadduvai, Maanippai.

Achchuveli police are carrying out further investigations.