Explosion in Sri Lanka capital Colombo

Sept 29, 2008 (LBO) – An explosion ripped through the Fort business district of Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo, shortly after mid-day damaging several vehicles, eyewitnesses and police said. Police said six vehicles were damaged. The bomb was believed to have gone off in a parked vehicle.

At least two people had been injured. An LBO reporter at the scene said the explosion had occurred in Malwatte Road, a side street of the wholesale business district of Colombo.