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ITN Van Explodes

May 25, 2011 10:28:50 PM - thesundayleader.lk

Fours persons were injured when an explosion took place in a van belonging to a state owned media institution.

An explosion in a van belonging to the state owned Independent Television Network (ITN) in the Karagahatenna area in Matale has injured four persons, Police Spokesperson SP Preshantha Jayakody said yesterday.

Among the injured are three journalists and one Navy officer.

The injured according to the police are being treated at the Matale Hospital.

The Matale Police is conducting further inquiries into the explosion. The media has reported that the explosion had taken place when the driver had tried to pour battery water in to the van’s battery.