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Explosion at Kotikawatta Cemetery

Five people including two School children were injured due to an explosion at the crematorium in Kotikawatta cemetery today.

The Police believe that a gas leakage at the crematorium may have caused the explosion which occurred around 5pm.

The explosion had occurred when workers at the cemetery were preparing for a cremation. The five persons (all males) admitted to hospital have burn injuries, sources said.

The wellampitiya police is conducting investigations.