A crematorium explodes during cremation of a body


A crematorium exploded during the cremation of a body in Meegahathenna in Walallaawita in Kalutara.

Police said that the crematorium was damaged , fortunately no one was injured.
People had reported to police that two explosions had been heard at the beginning of the cremation.

Since the crematorium turned out of commission, steps had been taken for the burial of the body.

Former Walallaawita Divisional Council Vice Chairman Naalaka Samarawickrema told our news team that an investigation about the matter had also been launched.