Two students who were injured after a being hit by a train along the Dehiwela railway tracks, succumbed to their injuries last evening, the Police Media Unit stated.
The two students aged 19 from a girls' school in Bambalapitiya, was reportedly attending a party, when the incident took place, the PMU added.
The sources added that the two students had gotten off from their vehicle and attempted to cross the railway line, when they were run over by the train. Residents of the area further added that the two girls had not heard the sound of the train nor the shouting of the people as they were wearing mobile headsets.
The victims have been identified as Sheron Sweleen and Imeshi Yasara, residents of Wallette and Kelaniya. The remains of the victims have kept at the morgue of the Kalubowila hospital and post-mortems are scheduled to be conducted. Dehiwela police is conducting further