A major fire broke out at the government Printers Dept., late Saturday, and officials are not sure if its an accident or sabotage.
Situated in Borella, Colombo, the department publishes all official documents ranging from ballot papers to gazette notifications.rn
rnBut the ballot papers for the upcoming polls have already been printed and delivered to the Elections Dept.rn
rnThe fire broke out around 6.30 pm, about an hour after the press closed for the day. The cause of the fire is not known and the Dept. Chief, Neville Nanayakkara is awaiting a forensic report. rn