Fire erupts in a multi-day boat in Hambantota Port - one dismissed

Monday, 24 April 2017 - 17:07


A fisherman has died due to an explosion took place in a multiday boat anchored in Hambantota Port.

Police said that five more fishermen have been hospitalized following injuries due to the accident.

The cause of the explosion has been revealed as a gas cylinder inside the boat getting exploded and flamed.

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