An explosion, suspected to have been attributable to fuel leakage, is reported at a residence in Kottawa, Pannipitiya.
The incident occurred early this morning (November 25), the police mentioned.
The home was severely broken within the explosion, nonetheless, no casualties have been reported.
Through the previous month, a number of explosions have been reported at two eating places in Weligama and Colombo 07 in addition to at a bakery in Ratnapura.
The latest incident was reported at a restaurant belonging to a global franchise positioned on the bottom ground of the Race Course constructing on Reid Avenue, Colombo. It was gutted in a hearth that erupted at round 5.30 a.m. on November 20.
Following inspections by the Authorities Analyst, the foundation reason behind the explosions was revealed to be fuel leaks. Though no fatalities have been reported, the shut timing of those incidents gave rise to considerations among the many public.
In opposition to this backdrop, former Govt Director of the Shopper Affairs Authority (CAA) Thushan Gunawardena blamed the fuel corporations for the current kitchen explosions. He alleged that the incidents have been a results of the change within the propane to butane ratio of home cylinders.
Denying the allegations that it has launched substandard fuel cylinders to the market, Litro Fuel Lanka Restricted assured the general public that no modifications have been made to its LP fuel composition.