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Over 60 killed in Sri Lanka explosives depot blast

Colombo : Sri Lanka | Sep 17, 2010
Source: Channel NewsAsia
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At least 60 people were killed including two Chinese contractors in eastern Sri Lanka on Friday after an accidental blast at an explosives depot at a police station, a military spokesman told AFP. Military spokesman Major General Ubaya Medawala told AFP that police were issuing explosives to Chinese contractors working on a road project when the accident occurred. "It's an accidental explosion. Read full News at Channel NewsAsia
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