A small explosion in Kolonnawa due to fireworks caused a fire in which two supporters of Duminda Silva had to be hospitalised late last night. One has suffered severe burn injuries while the other supporter had to have his leg amputated. The explosion occurred as supporters awaited the arrival of Duminda Silva’s in the area for election campaigning purposes. However, Silva was not present when the fire occurred. A few nearby houses were also reported to have been damaged by the incident. (ISA)
Comments - 13
Saturday, 20 March 2010 05:05 AM
An explosive campaign ! Its always the grass-root supporters who face the brunt of all these political stunts whilst the big-wigs enjoy the best of both worlds (parties)
Saturday, 20 March 2010 05:09 AM
RDS would have been the first to run from the scene...
Saturday, 20 March 2010 05:20 AM
For all the thuggery they had meted out this serves them right!
Saturday, 20 March 2010 05:28 AM
The start of the burning call for the end to thug politics
Saturday, 20 March 2010 05:33 AM
Hold it guys !!!!!!!! Its just an accident
Saturday, 20 March 2010 05:44 AM
Supporters are 'fools'.
Saturday, 20 March 2010 05:50 AM
Foolish idiots they sacrificed for noting.....
Saturday, 20 March 2010 06:53 AM
IS it LTTE 's work?
Saturday, 20 March 2010 07:02 AM
what else can we expect?
Saturday, 20 March 2010 07:17 AM
Sri Lanka needs to have a parliamnt with gentalman like in earlier days in order to reform the society. Voters should be wised to select best people irrespective of the parties.
Sunday, 21 March 2010 12:57 PM
Nalin Banda ! You canbe a advisor for President
Saturday, 20 March 2010 07:56 AM
Poor blind supporters, cried for money for a man with no political vision. He only needs power to overrule democracy.
Saturday, 20 March 2010 08:21 AM
Hope they won't have another fire work to celebrate this tragedy! Thats how we do!! Don't we??
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