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* Explosion at Colombo Dockyard injures 10 employees
Thu, Feb 3, 2011, 08:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 03, Colombo: An accidental explosion Thursday injured 10 workers at a Sri Lankan shipbuilding facility.

Ten workers of the Colombo Dockyard sustained minor injuries in an accidental explosion. They have been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital.

The explosion has taken place when a gas tank exploded while workers were repairing a ship inside the Colombo Dockyard.

Colombo National Hospital Director, Dr. Hector Weerasinghe confirmed to the media that 10 employees of Colombo Dockyard were admitted to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries.



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