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* Sri Lanka Army appoints Court-of-Inquiry to probe grenade explosion in bus
Fri, Feb 23, 2018, 01:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army has appointed a six-member Court-of-Inquiry to probe Wednesday's grenade explosion in a passenger bus in Kahagolla, Diyathalawa that injured 19 people including seven Army personnel and 5 Air Force personnel.

Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake has appointed the high level six-member Court of Inquiry (C of I) of senior Army Officers, chaired by Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-Cen) and Colonel Commandant, Military Intelligence Corps (MIC),

The Court-of-Inquiry will look into all aspects related to the explosion, the Army Media Unit said.

Local media reports said the grenade was in a bag belong to a soldier.

The Court of Inquiry is expected to submit its findings and the report within a few days to the Commander of the Army.


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