Pannipitiya Explosion: Due to gas leak – Gvt Analyst confirms

The Government Analyst confirmed that the explosion occurred in a house in Pannipitiya area was due to a gas leak, the Police today (26) said.

In a statement, the Police said that the Government Analyst made this conclusion following an inspection visit to the said house.

The explosion was occurred on yesterday (25) morning. The Police said that there are no casualties owing to the explosion.

Confusions have been arisen following a chain of explosions related to gas leaks Island wide recently. Although former CAA Director Thushan Gunawardena alleged that the explosions occur due to a change of gas composition in cylinders, the gas companies and the government refute the allegation.

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