Five hospitalised after ammonia cylinder explodes in Horana

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Five persons were reportedly injured and hospitalised due to an Ammonia gas cylinder exploding at a rubber factory in Ingiriya, Horana, Police said.

They said an ammonia gas cylinder has exploded while a group of workers were unloading some cylinders from a lorry.

Two of those hospitalized were in critical condition, Hospital sources said.

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