Minor Explosion 800m Away From Nawaladi Polling Centre

A minor  blast occurred in Jaffna Nawaladi area due to a hand-grenade explosion.

Asian Mirror reporter in Jaffna said that no injuries were reported due to the insident.

The explosion has reportedly occurred near the Nawaladi polling center.

Meanwhile, issuing a statement to media earlier today (8), CaFFE election monitors said that the explosion has occurred about 800metres away from the polling center. The statement added that the people who were on the way to the polling center had dispersed at the time.

However, Keerthi Thennakoone of CaFFE said that situation has now settled down now and that people have started arriving at the polling center.

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