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Two soldiers, including a Major killed in Mullaitivu accident

Two soldiers, including an Army Major were killed following an accident in Mullaitivu today.

The vehicle in which the two soldiers were travelling in had veered off the road and crashed.

Four others were injured in the accident.

The soldiers had provided security in Mullaitivu when President Maithripala Sirisena had arrived earlier in the day.

The accident took place when the soldiers were returning to Vavuniya from Mullaitivu.