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28-year-old Army Captain dies in an accident


In a car accident in the Welikanda area, an Army Special Forces captain was killed and three other military personnel were injured.

The accident occurred when the jeep collided with a tree at around 5.30 a.m. today (22nd) while the captain and others were traveling from Trincomalee to Maduru Oya Special Forces Training Camp, according to Army Spokesman Brigadier Ravi Herath.

The captain who died in the accident was a Matale Millawana resident.

When he died, he was 27 years old.

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