A 09-year-old child has died after being knocked down by an ambulance on the Jaffna – Mannar road in the Mukkampan area in the Pooneryn Police Division yesterday (23).
The Police stated that the child had been knocked down while walking on the road and was pronounced dead upon admission to the Jaffna Hospital.
The deceased is a 09-year-old boy from the Semmankuddu area in Pooneryn, Jaffna.
The driver of the ambulance has been arrested, while the Pooneryn Police is conducting further investigations into the incident. (NewsWire)