The Colombo stockmarket reacted negatively to the Wednesday morning suicide bomb explosion that has so far left four dead and fifteen others in hospital,.
The explosion took place when a female suspect taken in on suspicion blew herself up inside the Colpetty Police station. rn
rnSecurity sources believe that the suicide bomber could have targeted Secretary General of the Eelam Peoples Democratic Party(EPDP), Douglas Devananda. rn
rnThe incident comes days after the Tamil rebel group commemorated their first suicide bomber “Captain Miller”, who drove a truck full of explosives into a Sri Lankan army camp to become their first suicide bomber on July 5, 1987. rn
rnldblquote Black Tiger Day
dblquote also recognised the efforts of the 241 suicide bombers whose attacks have killed more than 1,000 in Sri Lanka and in India. rn
rnInvestors reacting immediately, pushed down the market, with the benchmark All Share Price Indiex shedding 24 points at the time of the report.rn
rnTrading was not halte