Two teenagers killed in Sri Lanka explosion

Colombo: At least two teenagers were killed and three children injured today due to an accidental explosion in Sri Lanka's North West town of Kalpitiya, police said.

The victims in the beach in Kandakuliya had played with an object which was washed ashore around 3 pm local time.

One of them was said to have slammed the object against a turtle shell when it exploded, they said.