Another victim succumbs to gas explosions

Another victim succumbs to gas explosions

by Amani Nilar 13-12-2021 | 8:24 AM

COLOMBO (News 1st); A woman who was receiving treatment at the Kandy Hospital after sustaining burn injuries in an accident due to a gas leak has passed away on Sunday (12).

Meanwhile, gas-related leaks and explosions are still being reported from various parts of he island.

A gas stove exploded at a house in the Dehigastalawa area in Balangoda on Sunday (12) afternoon.

Residents state that the gas stove exploded with a loud bang as they were getting ready to cook.

The stove with a gas cylinder was brought home the day before had exploded, the residents said.