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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 15:17
Minister Sagala makes a statement on bus explosion
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The explosion which took place on a bus in Kahagolla in Diyathalawa was discussed in Parliament today (Feb. 21).

The group leader of Joint Opposition Dinesh Gunawardena said that the government should reveal the factual information with regard to this incident.

Then Minister Sagala Ratnayake and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe responded.

The PM said that the initial investigations have been completed and according to that the explosion was caused by a hand grenade.

He said it has been placed inside a bag of a commuter who was travelling from Bandarawela.

Minister Sagala Ratnayake meanwhile said that the Government Analyst is conducting an investigation into the incident.

He said the fire was caused by a grenade explosion and more details could be disclosed after the probe is complete.



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