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Hit-and-run suspect hid in Army camp

A man accused of killing 2 Swiss Tamil children and their cousin in a car accident in Colombo reportedly drove his vehicle into a secured military camp to hide, before eventually being arrested by the police.

The suspect is accused of knocking down the victims at a pedestrian crossing in Colombo, before driving the severely battered vehicle into a military base near Cinnamon Gardens. The car was reportedly not stopped at the main gate, and only when senior police officials called the military establishment was the driver and vehicle surrendered.

The victims were named as  16-year-old Janani Annanlingham, 12-year-old  Janan Annanlingham and 29-year-old Varanya Balasuriyan.

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