Bomb blast at Ratmalana
Police Headquarters said that an elderly couple was injured in the explosion incident in the Kaltemulla area of Ratmalana and was admitted to the hospital. A three-wheeler parked nearby was damaged in the blast.
It has been revealed by the police that the explosion occurred when the elderly couple was clearing the land in front of the house and setting it on fire.
A police official said small iron particles scattered from the blast caused deep injuries on the hands and feet of the couple. The injured couple has been admitted to Kalubovila Teaching Hospital.