Bomb explodes in Pettah

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 19 October 1999, 20:06 GMT]
Three buses were damaged when a bomb placed inside an old bus parked at the Pettah bus terminal in Colombo went off around 10 p.m. this evening Police sources said.

It is not known if there were any casualties. Shops in this business suburb put down their shutters and civilians deserted the roads immediately after the explosion sources said..

The Police and the Army conducted a search operation in the area.

 

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