Jaffna bound bus crashes into truck one killed eight injured

One person was killed and eight others were admitted to hospital.The victim was said to be the assistant driver of the bus. (Colombo Gazette) A Jaffna bound bus crashed into a truck killing one person and injuring eight others.The luxury bus was travelling from Colombo to Jaffna when it crashed into the truck at Panikankulam.

Honolulu authorities investigate arson at 3 Waikiki hotels

HONOLULU — Hawaii authorities are investigating three fires that were intentionally set in three different high-rise resort hotels near Waikiki Beach over the past few days.Honolulu Fire Department Captain Scot Seguirant said Wednesday each fire was set at night in a hallway on a floor with guest rooms. Firefighters have referred the case to police for further investigation.Tuesday night’s fire broke out on the 28th floor of the 38-story Hilton Hawaiian Grand Waikikian shortly before 9 p.m. Hotel security put out the flames with a fire extinguisher.The night before, a blaze caused $1.8 million in damage at the 25-story Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger. The fire was near a storage room on the 14th floor.The first fire caused $4,000 in damage at the Alohilani Resort on Sunday.Audrey McAvoy, The Associated Press