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A head-on collision between a Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) bus and a private bus resulted in injuries to 21 persons this morning.

According to police, the accident occurred at Radawadunna, Nittambuwa. The SLTB bus, bound for Jaffna, had crashed into the private bus traveling towards Colombo from Kurunegala.

Twenty-one persons who were in the two buses were injured in the incident and 17 of them were admitted to the Wathupitiwala hospital. The other four injured have been admitted to different hospitals.

The driver of the private bus is among the injured, police added. Nittambuwa police are investigating.