Ten injured in explosion

3 February 2011 08:48 am - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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At least ten workers were hospitalized with minor injuries following an accidental explosion at the Colombo Dockyard a short while ago, hospital sources said.

Accordingly, a gas tank had exploded while workers were repairing a ship inside the Colombo Dockyard. The injured were admitted to the Colombo General Hospital, were said to be out of danger.

The Chief Nurse Pushpa Ramyani Soysa confirmed that most of them have sustained minor injuries. (SD)

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  • ml Thursday, 03 February 2011 03:40 PM

    It is everybody responsibility to get appropiate steps to prevent such an insident.more vigilant,more alert

    wickra Thursday, 03 February 2011 05:25 PM

    The Tiger will re-emerge, Mahinda don't all of these signs tell you that something terrible is going to happened to Sri Lanka.

    Protect yourself, before it gets a whole lot worse.

    robinson Thursday, 03 February 2011 09:03 AM

    Thank God, they are safe. Safety measures should be strictly followed to avoid future incidents.

    R.Gurugamage Thursday, 03 February 2011 11:36 AM

    The workers were not close to the explosion as it was the lunch hour. CDL has very good safety record.Argee

    DHA Thursday, 03 February 2011 11:59 AM

    One of the best paid job but with a lot of risk.........

    Nandimitra Gotabaya Thursday, 03 February 2011 01:49 PM

    Thank god it happened apparently during lunch hour, if not consequences would have been catostrophic.CDL must get to the bottom of this to stop this happening again. Poor workers!!


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