Three members of the same family were killed on Thursday evening when the three-wheeler they were traveling in collided head-on with a lorry at Iluppakadawai in Kilinochchi.
The dead have been identified as a 54-year-old man, his 50-year-old wife and their 28-year-old daughter.

A 3-year-old girl who had been injured in the incident was receiving treatment at the Kilinochchi hospital. The van driver has been arrested and police investigations were on the way.