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Pettah blast

Jun 23, 2010 11:51:08 PM - itnnews.lk

The blast that occurred opposite the Bodhirajaramaya in Pettah is found to have been carried out due to personal enmity.

Police media spokesman SP Prishantha Jayakody said that a minor blast has occurred at an apple stand on Bodhiraja Mawatha in Pettah near the bus stand due to a suspected hand grenade. He said that 9 people have received minor injuries. Sabotage is not suspected as it is believed to have been carried out due to personal enmity. The injured were hospitalized. Pettah Police are conducting further investigations. He said that the situation in the area is normal and people are attending to their day to day activities. He said that there is no issue regarding security as maximum security is provided.