Fuel queues take another life


In a tragic turn of events, a 53-year-old person died in a fuel queue in Wekada, Panadura yesterday (16).

The deceased was admitted to the Panadura Hospital after being taken ill while waiting to fill up his three-wheeler with his son. In a twist of fate, the ambulance was delayed by about half an hour. He was pronounced dead on admission.

The deceased is a resident of Hirana.

The son of the deceased was waiting to fill up his motorcycle.

By Aloka Kasturiarachchi