Sri Lanka to probe explosion in ammunition store
Colombo: Sri Lankan military has ordered
probe into explosion at an ammunition store that killed a soldier and caused injuries to two others, officials said here Tuesday.
Brigadier Nihal Hapuarachchi, the military spokesman said the body of the soldier was discovered this morning during a search.
A five member committee has been appointed to probe the
The explosion rocked the military dump at Weerawila in
the southern town of Tissamaharama yesterday.
The explosion occurred after a routine firing exercise
in the camp. The army's military dump is located within close
proximity to the Sri Lanka airforce base and its air strip.