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* Mysterious noise creates a tense situation in Sri Lanka
Monday, June 11, 2007, 13:58 GMT, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 11, Colombo: A tense situation was created in some areas in the Gampaha and Kurunegala districts last night following a mysterious noise similar to an explosion.

However later it was revealed that the noise and the light could be from a falling meteorite of some magnitude. The Arthur C. Clerk Center also claimed that the sound may have been caused by a meteorite explosion.

Police and the military confirmed there had been a loud sound of an explosion and a simultaneous glow in the sky but the cause of the noise is not known yet.

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