Nov 14, 2016

Villager runs one mile and averts train disaster

A villager ran for one mile to prevent a major disaster involving the Colombo bound Yal Devi train from Jaffna today (14).

Vijitha Karunadasa has found a broken rail between Thambuttegama and Senerathgama railway stations, and immediately informed 1919.

Without stopping there, he ran ahead holding a red shirt to alert the train.

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