Spate of gas cylinder blasts claim first victim

TPL | Published: 3:40 PM Nov 26 2021
Local Spate of gas cylinder blasts claim first victim

The first fatality from a spate of gas cylinder explosions has been reported.

It is a young married woman, aged 19 years, who was critically wounded 12 days ago at her home at Welikanda in Polonnaruwa.

Police say she succumbed to her injuries at hospital yesterday afternoon (25).

Gas cylinder leaks have led to several explosions – the most recent ones being in Colombo, Kottawa and Nikaweratiya.

TPL | Published: 3:40 PM Nov 26 2021

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