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Bus crash in central Sri Lanka kills 14 people, injures 31

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Bus crash in central Sri Lanka kills 14 people, injures 31

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – A passenger bus plunged off a road in central Sri Lanka on Saturday, killing 14 people and injuring more than 30.

Police said the bus fell into a precipice near the town of Passara, about 240 kilometers (150 miles) east of Colombo, its stated destination.

Police spokesman Ajith Rohana an initial investigation showed the negligence of the driver caused the accident. He is among the dead.

Local media reported over 70 passengers were on the bus.

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