May 17, 2018

Explosion at Diyatalawa SLAF school

 An explosion had occurred at the Air Force Combat Training School in Diyatalawa this morning (17).

The explosion that had taken place during a training session had injured a female Air Force trainee and two officers.

 When contacted, the Air Force Spokesman Group Captain Gihan Seneviratne said that it was a hand grenade that had exploded.

 The incident had taken place at the Nariyakanda area during a training exercise.

 The injured have been admitted to the Diyatalawa hospital for treatment.