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* Two Iranian inmates in Sri Lankan prison die after consuming hand sanitizer
Thu, Oct 14, 2021, 11:50 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 14, Colombo: Two Iranian individuals held in remand custody at the Welikada Prison on narcotic related charges have died after consuming hand sanitizer.

Prisons Media Spokesman, Prisons Administration Commissioner Chandana Ekanayake said 10 other Iranian inmates who also consumed the hand sanitizer have been hospitalized.

The Prisons Spokesman said the hand sanitizer was provided to the inmates by the Iranian Embassy in Sri Lanka.

 

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