Explosion in SLA Point Pedro camp causes tension

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 12 May 2010, 15:57 GMT]
A deafening explosion in Sri Lanka Army (SLA) 524 Division camp in Point Pedro in Vadamaraadchi Wednesday around 4.30 a.m and gun shots which followed for nearly half an hour upset residences in the neighborhood. SLA sources said that the explosion was an accident due to electric short-circuit in the ammunition stores in the camp. The sources, however, did not provide any information on casualties or injuries.

SLA strengthened its security measures in Point Pedro and Vadamaraadchi Wednesday morning.

Tension prevailed among the people in Vadamaraadchi following the explosion at dawn.

 

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