Head-on collision kills one, injures 10

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A 45-year-old woman was killed while another 10 were injured after a van and a jeep collided head-on at Ambagahawela Junction in Minhinthale this morning, police said.

They said five persons, who were travelling in the van were admitted to the Mihinthalaya Hospital while five passengers and the driver of the jeep were admitted to the Anuradhapura Hospital.

The woman who was in the van succumbed to her injuries on admission to the hospital.