Bomb kills one
One person was killed and two others injured by a mortar bomb
explosion when they attempted to pierce a king coconut using an
unexploded mortar bomb on Wednesday evening in the Kalpitiya area.
Police Spokesman SP Prishantha Jayakody said three residents from
Palliwasalthurai, Kalpitiya after plucking king coconuts at a coconut
grove used an unexploded mortar bomb to cut the king coconut.
He said the initial investigation revealed that the unexploded mortar
was found by the victim at the Air Force training ground in
Kalpitiya.Kalpitiya police are investigating.