Student crushed by bulldozer
A 14-year-old school student died yesterday after being hit by a bulldozer. The deceased is a Grade 8 student of the Matugama Ananda Shasthralaya.
The victim had participated in chess training after school and then walked towards Neboda on the Matugama – Neboda road to reach his home when he was knocked down by a bulldozer that came from behind. Police said that the victim had been run over by the bulldozer after he fell down. Matugama Police said that the bulldozer driver has been arrested.