Two teenage boys walking along the rail track near Wadurawa railway station early this morning were run over by the Colombo-bound night mail train from Badulla.
The deceased Kavishka Lakmal (18) and S.A.Thiwanka (19) were residents of Waduruwa in Veyangoda.
They were walking along the railway line to Wadurawa railway station to catch the train to go on a picnic.
Investigations revealed that they were talking over the phone without being aware of the approaching train.
Police said the Colombo- bound train changed its track to give way for the on coming train, and the duo assuming the line was free and were walking on the same track and were run over by the metal monster.
Weyangoda police are conducting further inquiries. (Pushpakumara Mallawarachchi)
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