Two have been killed and three injured in an explosion near a Hindu Temple in the resettled area of Chavakachcheri in Jaffna yesterday. Local media has reported that the explosion occurred when a group of people had cleared the land and set fire to some rubbish. Police are conducting further investigations as to the cause of the explosion. While one of the injured has been sent to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital for further treatment, the others have been admitted to Chavaachcheri Hospital. A post mortem is scheduled today for the victims.
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