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Investigations into Explosion at Salawa Army Base commence
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State Finance Minister Lakshman Yapa Abyewardena stated that the Defence Ministry has commenced an investigation into the explosion which occurred at Salawa Army Base in Kosgama yesterday.

Addressing a media briefing held in Matara today, the Minister further noted that the cause of the explosion cannot be declared until investigations are concluded.

Meanwhile, expert in chemistry in University of Peradeniya- Professor O.A. Illeperuma advises the residents of Salawa and surrounding areas to be vigilant of tiny particles in the air, that may have entered the atmosphere following the explosions.

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