Four commuters travelling on train footboard killed in accident

The lorry had been parked near the Angulana railway track when the accident occurred.Several commuters tend to travel on the foot-board of a train when trains are packed, especially during rush hour. Four commuters travelling on a train foot-board were killed following an accident in Angulana today.The Police said that the commuters were killed and several others were injured after being struck by a parked lorry. The railway department said that passengers travelling on the foot-board of a train have been the cause of several accidents in the past. (Colombo Gazette)

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