Military Spokesman Brigadier Nihal Hapuarachchi has said that the sudden explosion was reported from inside the armoury at the Army Camp at Weerawila today.
The Brigadier said that one soldier was injured in the explosion which occurred at around 3.45 p.m. The injured soldier was admitted to the Weerawila Hospital. He said there were continued reports of small explosions. The cause for the explosion has not yet been found. No one should entertain any fear. Outsiders are barred from entering the site and they should also not draw their attention to this incident.