Two individuals were killed and another seriously injured when a Navy staff bus collided head-on with a lorry at Malida on the Giridara-Delgoda road this morning, Police said.

They said one person was killed on the spot while two other persons were admitted to the Dompe Hospital where one person was pronounced dead. The other person was transferred to the Ragama Hospital with critical injuries.

The deceased aged 39 and 46 were identified as residents of Haputhale and Delgoda.