Weligama Explosion : Govt analyst rules possible gas leak

Weligama Explosion : Govt analyst rules possible gas leak

Weligama Explosion : Govt analyst rules possible gas leak

Written by Zulfick Farzan

05 Nov, 2021 | 9:59 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Government Analyst has inspected the site of a gas tank explosion in Kapparatota, Weligama on Thursday (4) afternoon.

Police Spokesperson & Attorney-at-Law Nihal Thalduwa told News 1st that preliminary suspicions are that the explosion took place due to a gas leak.

He also stressed that there was no evidence to claim that the explosion was caused by explosive or related material.

Three people were injured after a gas tank at a restaurant in Weligama exploded on Wednesday (3) night.

Sri Lanka Police said two males and a female were injured and were rushed to the Matara Hospital for treatment, and they are out of harm’s way.

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