The principal of Suchi National School in Hambantota has died in an accident that occurred during a leadership programme held in Wariyapola, Kurunegala.
This leadership programme was organized with the backing of the Ministry of Education.
The deceased, 52-year-old Rohini Kumari was a mother of 4 daughters.
Her husband Thilakaratne Abeysinghe said that his wife left for Wariyapola on the 16th of this month and at around 3 pm on 17th that she had met with an accident while taking part in the training programme.
She was first admitted to Warakapola Hospital and from there she was transferred to Kurunegala Hospital.
However, since her condition worsened, the authorities decided to transfer Rohini to Colombo National Hospital.
She had died while she has been taken to Colombo.